Government spokesman: Afghan city largely in 'hand of enemies'

September 28, 2015 8:13 PM

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Government spokesman: Afghan city largely in 'hand of enemies'

(CNN)The Afghan provincial capital of Kunduz has largely fallen into "the hand of enemies," Afghanistan's Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said late Monday.

Sediqqi had said earlier that Afghan security forces, backed by air power from the Afghan army, were holding Taliban insurgents who were targeting a prison at bay, the provincial police chief's compound and some other targets.

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