US military vehicle drives past damaged buildings in Kandahar
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Kandahar recaptured after Taliban incursion

Afghan authorities have succeeded in recapturing parts of the city of Kandahar which had been seized by Taliban insurgents, following a two-day battle, according to the provincial governor.

At least five people, including two soldiers and three civilians, were killed during the stand-off with dozens of militants, and many more people were wounded.

Bilal Sarwary reports from Kabul.