33 #MSF staff, patients still missing after US #Kunduz air strike

KABUL (AFP) Thirty-three people are still missing five days after a catastrophic US air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz that has prompted international outrage, medical charity Doctors Without Borders said Thursday. Of the missing, nine are patients and 24 are staff, according to Guilhem Molinie, country representative for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Afghanistan.   Source: Flash – 33 MSF staff, patients still missing after US Kunduz air strike – France 24 Advertisements Continue reading 33 #MSF staff, patients still missing after US #Kunduz air strike

German troops may stay in #Afghanistan longer after #Taliban advances

  The seizure of the Afghan city of Kunduz by the Taliban has prompted Germany’s defense minister to mull the possibility of delaying troop withdrawal from the country.“It is important that we carefully examine the current situation and that we … Continue reading German troops may stay in #Afghanistan longer after #Taliban advances

#Afghan forces preparing for push against #Taliban fighters in #Kunduz

KABUL, Afghanistan — Backed by at least one American airstrike, Afghan forces gathered Tuesday to begin a push to clear Taliban fighters who seized much of the northern city of Kunduz in a surprise assault on Monday. Source: Afghan forces … Continue reading #Afghan forces preparing for push against #Taliban fighters in #Kunduz

#Taliban fighters storm northern #Afghan city, officials say

KABUL, Afghanistan –  Hundreds of Taliban fighters launched an early morning attack Monday on a strategic northern city, storming it from several directions, Afghan officials said. Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, spokesman for the provincial police chief of Kunduz, said the attack on the city of Kunduz started about 3 a.m. Battles with government forces were still underway in at least four locations, he said. Source: Taliban fighters storm northern Afghan city, officials say | Fox News Continue reading #Taliban fighters storm northern #Afghan city, officials say

Breaking! Nine dead in attack at Afghan sports match; #IS fighters target police (AFP)

KABUL (AFP) – At least nine people were killed and 33 wounded Sunday in a bomb attack at a sports match in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, on the same day that Islamic State fighters launched coordinated attacks on the country’s police forces. … Continue reading Breaking! Nine dead in attack at Afghan sports match; #IS fighters target police (AFP)