US Military Plane Crash Kills 11 in Afghanistan as Taliban Claim Responsibility
An American military C-130 transport plane has crashed at Jalalabad airfield in Afghanistan, killing all 11 people on board. The US military described the incident as an accident.
Afghan Forces Retake Kunduz From the Taliban
Residents of the Afghan provincial capital said soldiers were conducting house-to-house searches and had removed the Taliban flag from the central square, replacing it with government colors.
Nearly a Year After US Pulls Combat Troops Out of Afghanistan, Combat Continues
It was the first report of on-the-ground clashes between foreign forces and Taliban militants in three days of heavy fighting in the area.