Afghan army sends more troops to northern province to fight Taliban closing in on key city

April 28, 2015 6:29 AM

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KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says the military has sent reinforcements to a northern province to fight Taliban insurgents closing in on the provincial capital.

Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi says a major operation is underway in Kunduz province, where fighting continued for the fourth day Tuesday.

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