Kunduz offensive: Afghan residents 'hide in basements'

Kunduz offensive: Afghan residents 'hide in basements'
 

The streets of Kunduz have been transformed into battle grounds as Afghan government forces clash with Taliban fighters trying to seize control of the northern city.
But the unexpected speed with which fighting broke out on Monday means there are still hundreds of families trapped inside their homes, unable to do anything but listen to the sound of gunfire and falling bombs.
The BBC spoke to two people trapped just hundreds of metres from the frontline.
'The Taliban are 300 metres away' Student Milad, 19, had only come to visit family but is now unable to escape because of the intense... read more

 
6 October 2016 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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