Afghan officials report Taliban attacks, uptick in violence

July 19, 2016 11:05 AM

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KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan officials say the Taliban have launched attacks on multiple fronts in the country, including a strategic tunnel in the Hindu Kush mountains.

Tuesday's attacks are the first uptick in violence since the Muslim holy month of Ramadan ended in early July. Violence typically takes a downturn during Ramadan's dawn-to-dusk fasting.

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