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Barring women from schools and non-governmental organization work “will lead to catastrophic humanitarian consequences," warns Red Cross.
The buses were carrying recently graduated cadets.
Akhunzada, a former head of the Taliban's judiciary, vowed there would be no return to peace talks with the government.
After U.S. airstrikes destroyed a Kunduz hospital, Afghans must travel for days to reach life-saving treatment.
The Pakistani army said four attackers were killed.
Protesters were galvanized by the beheadings of seven people, including a nine-year-old girl.
"In any case, bombing a fully functioning hospital can never be justified."
Soldiers even removed the Taliban flag from the central square and replaced it with government colors.
The rules of engagement for U.S. forces remaining in Afghanistan allow them to fight if they are threatened by insurgents.
Afghan forces are also massing around Kunduz for what is likely to be a protracted battle to retake the strategic city of 300,000 inhabitants.