Taliban overruns district in Afghanistan

Srinagar: Taliban militants overran Qala-e-Zal district in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, a media report said.

The district in Kunduz province collapsed to the group after two days of heavy clashes between the militants and security forces, Tolo News quoted a provincial official as saying.

However, there were no reports of casualties in the clashes, the report added.

Qala-e-Zal Governor Mahbubullah Sayede on Friday said Taliban militants attacked Aqtepa and that heavy clashes were on in the area, the report added.

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