kabul - The Afghan province of Kunduz in the night from Friday to Saturday rocked by violent clashes between the security forces and the Taliban. The fighting took place in and around the provincial capital, said a police spokesman. At dawn, most militants were driven out. Details on deaths or injuries did not give the spokesman.
With the onset of spring has also heralded the start of the usual spring offensive by the Taliban. The city of Kunduz last year was two weeks entirely in the hands of the Taliban. Also this year the extremist movement seems to focus its arrows at Kunduz.