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Taliban attack US troops in Afghanistan

Taliban militants attacked a guest house of US troops in Kunduz city, capital of Afghanistan's Kunduz province, on Friday morning, a top official said.

world Updated: Jul 02, 2010 08:24 IST

Taliban militants attacked a guest house of US troops in Kunduz city, capital of Afghanistan's Kunduz province, on Friday morning, a top official said.

"Taliban insurgents intruded a guest house of US military in Kunduz city this morning and some have been killed," Mohammad Omar, governor of Kunduz province, was quoted as saying by Xinhua.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack that took place at around 3 a.m.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told the media over telephone from an undisclosed location that six suicide bombers attacked a US base in Kunduz city Friday morning inflicting casualties to the troops.

An explosion and sound of gun shots were also heard in the city, witnesses said.