Taliban Overruns Part of Northern Afghan City of Kunduz

September 28, 2015 1:38 PM

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Taliban Overruns Part of Northern Afghan City of Kunduz

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban seized most of a strategic city in northern Afghanistan on Monday, with heavy clashes in the streets between militants and state security forces, a lawmaker told NBC News.

All but a few neighborhoods in Kunduz, a city around 150 miles north of Kabul, had fallen to the Islamist militant group, local member of parliament Fatima Aziz said.

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