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Taliban suicide bomber hits Afghan police as Kunduz siege continues

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KABUL (Reuters) – A Taliban suicide bomber struck a main square in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz where Afghan forces had gathered to defend the city from falling to the Taliban, officials said on Saturday.

Esmatullah Muradi, a spokesman for the provincial governor of Kunduz, said there were initial reports of casualties but no details.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

(Reporting by Abdul Qadir Sediqi; Editing by Alison Williams)

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