The attacker detonated a lorry loaded with explosives at the gate of the police headquarters in Lashkar Gah, the capital of volatile Helmand province.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Taliban militants have increased their attacks on Afghan security forces since launching their annual spring offensive.
Afghan forces have been stretched, tested, and faced operational challenges since taking on full security responsibilities following an end to the US and NATO combat mission.
In beating back Monday’s attackers, Afghan forces showed they might yet stand and deliver — concerted international action, however, remains key.
Taliban captured Chardara on Sunday and Dashti Archi on Monday, both districts of the Kunduz province. No precise account of casualties were given but locals are said to be trapped in the district.
The explosion struck as lawmakers were seen leaving the Afghanistan parliament. Police said there were four large explosions.
The violence killed three Afghan security members and injured six while Taliban suffered 17 fatalities and at least 20 casualties while the locals fled the violence.
1 killed and 3 injured in the attack. Deputy Commander Malik Tariq among injured. Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility, warns of more attacks.
The posters have warned these people to desist from “un-Islamic” acts and conduct themselves as per the Islamic tradition.
Group rejects Afghan govt proposals, wants Sharia constitution, withdrawal of US troops from country.
The document shows that President Gani sought commitments from Islamabad on military action against Taliban before signing a controversial intelligence cooperation agreement last month.
According to Afghan and Norwegian media, the talks were expected to focus on women’s rights in Afghanistan.
The study, called Costs of War looks at war-related deaths, injuries and displacement in Afghanistan and Pakistan from 2001 to last year.
Paasban is a three-part series featuring a group of close friends at college who begin to worry when one of them drops out to join a religious student group that is ostensibly working for charitable causes.
Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Ayub Salangi said the siege ended in the morning with the deaths of four heavily armed attackers though no civilians or security personnel were injured or killed.