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Afghan security forces travel in a Humvee vehicle, as battles were ongoing between Taliban militants and Afghan security forces, in Kunduz, capital of northeastern Kunduz province on September 28, 2015.  The Taliban are in control of around half of Kunduz, Afghanistan's fifth largest city, a senior police official said September 28.  Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, police spokesman for the northeastern Kunduz province, told a news conference: "Around half the city has fallen into the hands of Taliban insurgents."  AFP PHOTO / Najim RahimNAJIM RAHIM/AFP/Getty Images
Afghan security forces travel in a Humvee vehicle, as battles were ongoing between Taliban militants and Afghan security forces, in Kunduz, capital of northeastern Kunduz province on September 28, 2015.  The Taliban are in control of around half of Kunduz, Afghanistan's fifth largest city, a senior police official said September 28.  Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, police spokesman for the northeastern Kunduz province, told a news conference: "Around half the city has fallen into the hands of Taliban insurgents."  AFP PHOTO / Najim RahimNAJIM RAHIM/AFP/Getty Images

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Afghan government: Kunduz counterattack has begun

An Afghanistan government spokesman says it has started a counteroffensive to retake the strategically important city of Kunduz from the Taliban. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

Afghan government: Kunduz counterattack has begun

An Afghanistan government spokesman says it has started a counteroffensive to retake the strategically important city of Kunduz from the Taliban. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.