Press Release: Taliban’s attack on Kunduz city

Presidential Palace, Kabul: The Taliban group attacked some parts of Kunduz city today and caused harm and damage to the public and civilian facilities in an attempt to cause horror for its citizens; but the brave Afghanistan Defense and Security forces quickly responded and repelled the attack.

Targeting residential sites and public facilities by the Taliban, and using ordinary civilians as human shields further unveils the Taliban’s vicious intends and is an indication of their enmity towards the people of Afghanistan.

President Ashraf Ghani strongly denounced the attack and underscored that the government is fully committed to protecting the lives and properties of the citizens as its top priority.