Fawad Aman, a deputy spokesman for the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense.
The Afghan Air Force has responded with air strikes , Aman added.
He said 36 Taliban fighters were killed, 10 were injured, and 32 surrendered. He said he did not have any details about civilian casualties.
Fatima Aziz, reported to Afghan lawmaker from Kunduz province, said he had been fighting for 1:30 a.m. local time (5 p.m. ET). She said electricity, water and telecommunication systems were trapped down in the city and a lot of people were trapped. However, they said they have managed to escape the city to the nearby districts.
So they added that the Taliban fighters had entered the main hospital and sheltered in civilian houses.
Zabiullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, said that they were also reports of civilian casualties. confirmed their armed attack on Kunduz city on his Twitter page, and another Taliban-linked Twitter page posted this video said Afghan armed forces surrendering their weapons to the Taliban. The page also posted video claiming to show Taliban fighters in the city.
Sediq Sediqqi, a spokesman for President Ashraf Ghani, said in a tweet: "Security forces are repelling the Taliban attack on some parts of Kunduz city; their top priority is to protect the civilians civilian areas. "