Afghan official: Army tanks, national flag in Kunduz main square, calm returns

October 7, 2015 8:41 AM

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KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says government troops have regained control of the main square in Kunduz, a strategic northern city briefly seized by Taliban insurgents last week.

Sarwar Hussaini, the spokesman for the provincial police chief, said Tuesday the flag is flying over the main square, shops have re-opened and life is returning to "normal."

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