Afghan officials say that eastern Logar deputy governor, Kamaruddin Shekib was killed on early Thursday in a Taliban ambush.
The coalition forces have released a new video which shows a special night raid by the Afghan and US Special Forces that results into the capture of a top Taliban leader involved in recent deadly Kabul attacks.
A local leader of the Taliban group identified as Mujahid was killed in an airstrike conducted by the US forces in southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan.
Afghan Taliban announced on Wednesday the start of their spring offensive with a focus on killings of Americans and their supporters.
The Taliban insurgents have captured some areas of the Qadis district of Badghis province, but local police denied the assertion as baseless.
30 killed and wounded as a result of an explosion at a voter registration center in Afghanistan northern Baghlan’s Pul-e Khumri city, say eyewitnesses.
According to an official said on Tuesday that, Gen. Ghulam Farooq, a former commander of Hezb-i-Jamiat Islami Afghanistan, has been killed in a roadside bombing in northwestern Faryab province.
An Afghan official in eastern Ghazni province said that four policemen were killed in the province in a Taliban attack early in the morning.
Afghan defense ministry said at least 72 armed insurgents were killed during latest operations of the Afghan forces across the country.
A Taliban drug cache worth $12.6 million has been seized by Afghan special operations forces in Helmand province.