Local officials in Kunduz province said Monday that security forces pushed back Taliban attacks in Chardara and Dasht-i-Archi districts.
General Abdul Rashid Bashir, the Kunduz police chief, said that late Sunday night the Taliban attacked the districts but were faced with a strong response by security forces.
Rashid did not give the exact number of casualties, but he reported that after several hours of the clash the Taliban had suffered heavy casualties and had been pushed back by the security forces.
There are no casualties among security forces, Rashid said.
The Taliban confirmed the clash and claimed that security forces suffered heavy casualties.