Heavy Fighting As Taliban Breach Southern Afghan City

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Heavy fighting as Taliban breach southern Afghan city

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -8th Sept,2016) - Heavy fighting flared in Tarin Kot Thursday as Taliban insurgents pushed inside the capital of the southern Afghan province of Uruzgan, local residents and officials said.

"The Taliban have entered the city and are fighting to take over police and NDS (intelligence agency) headquarters, and we fear they will storm the prison to free captured insurgents," Haji Bari Daad, a tribal elder in Tarin Kot, told AFP.