U.S. troops dispatched to Kunduz to help Afghan forces

September 30, 2015 8:43 AM

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U.S. troops dispatched to Kunduz to help Afghan forces

KABUL — The U.S-led coalition has dispatched American troops to Kunduz, a coalition spokesman said Wednesday, to help Afghan forces combat Taliban militants who seized the city in a lightning strike earlier this week, dealing a major blow to Afghanistan’s Western-backed government.

The spokesman said the effort involves a combination of American special forces as well as troops from other countries that make up the international coalition.

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