World Aug 10

Smoke rises from a residential area where the Taliban fought with Afghan forces in Ghazni province, Afghanistan on Aug. 10. Photo by Reuters stringer
Officials: Taliban try to take Afghan city, kill at least 14

The city was in lockdown and fighting continued throughout the day Friday, with sporadic bursts of gunfire from Taliban fighters who had hunkered down in elevated positions inside Ghazni from which they were shooting, some residents said.

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