The security officials have shared a new video which purportedly shows the Afghan Special Forces engaging Taliban militants in a heavy firefight in Kunduz city.

The Ministry of Interior said in a statement that the Taliban are fleeing the city after coming under intense airstrikes and ground raids.

The 217th Pamir Corps said in a statement that the Taliban militants launched the attack at around 1:10 am local time.

The statement further added that the security forces have repelled the Taliban attacks in various parts of the city.

Furthermore, the 217th Pamir Corps said the security forces are conducting the clearance operations slowly in a bid to prevent civilian casualties.

Meanwhile, the 217th Pamir Corps said the security forces hvae also conducted airstrikes in Zakhil, Pul-e Shinwari, Kala Gaw and Qahwa Khana which have killed 26 Taliban militants.

The 217th Pamir Corps also added that the airstrikes have wounded at least 14 Taliban militants as well.

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