Host families struggle to help thousands who have fled Afghanistan's Kunduz



LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Afghans who have fled fighting in the northern city of Kunduz since it fell to the Taliban a week ago are suffering dire conditions with host families already living in poverty, aid agencies and residents said on Monday.
Afghan forces have been battling to drive Taliban fighters from the city which the insurgents entered unexpectedly at the start of last week. [nL5N1CE086]
Most people had no chance to take any belongings with them, said Geeta Bashardost, a women's rights activist from Kunduz who fled to the capital, Kabul.
"I fled Kunduz on the... read more

 
10 October 2016 in World News, Views: 27
Source: Reuters
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