29 Sep '15, 9pm

US Launches 2nd Airstrike After Taliban Capture Kunduz

US Launches 2nd Airstrike After Taliban Capture Kunduz

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft takes off on a combat sortie on Sept. 22 from Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. (Photo: Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford/Air Force) 192 CONNECT 70 TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE The U.S. has launched a second airstrike a day after Kunduz City fell to the Taliban. "US forces conducted an airstrike in the vicinity of the Kunduz airport at approximately 11:30pm local time, 29 September, against individuals threatening the force," Army Col. Brian Tribus, a spokesman for U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, said in an email. Tribus did not have any further details on the airstrike. A Twitter account purportedly belonging to the Afghan National Directorate of Security claimed that the shadow governor of Kunduz and members of the terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba were killed in an airstrike coordinate by the Afghan intelligence service. Earlie...

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