September 29, 2015

U.S. military launches airstrike on Kunduz after Taliban assault on the key city



KABUL —Afghan forces massed near the besieged northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday, preparing for expected street-by-street battles against the Taliban a day after militants overran the city in a humiliating blow to Afghanistan’s government.

The counteroffensive started shortly before dawn as Afghan army reinforcements poured into the area after the U.S.-led coalition launched an airstrike to help clear the way. Read more.

Washington Post

Related,
Afghan Forces Seek to Regain Kunduz, Major Northern City, From Taliban - NY Times
US starts bombing Kunduz area after Taliban captures the city - RT

Afghan forces mobilise for Kunduz counteroffensive (video) - Al Jazeera

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