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Taliban launch attacks on 3 major Afghan cities - reports

Kandahar airport in Afghanistan has been a target of rocket attacks, several local and foreign news organizations reported on Sunday.

All flights from the airport have been canceled after the rockets launched by Taliban militants struck the runway twice, airport officials said. No casualties have been reported.

The Taliban have also launched an offensive on the cities of Herat and Lashkar Gah, seeking to gain control over the country in the aftermath of the United States and other foreign troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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