Two security personnel were killed and eleven others injured in a clash in Kapisa province in Afghanistan.
According to provincial police spokesman Abdul Shaeq Shurash, the incident occurred when a group of Taliban militants stormed a security checkpoint.
Yaesterday, at least eight people were killed and two others were injured in a roadside mine blast in Helmand province in Afghanistan.
Earlier on 29 March Sunday night, eighteen security members and a citizen died due to the clashes that happened in two provinces in Afghanistan.
District Chief Mohammad Omar said that 12 security officials and a civilian died in one clash whereas five police officers were injured as activists launched an attack on a district police chief’s house in Khwaja Ghar district in the province of Takhar.
The official said, “The initial information found eight Taliban militants were also killed during the clashes following the attack on police chief Mohammad Ishaq’s house”.
On the other hand, a defense ministry source says that 6 Afghan security forces members died as a clash took place in Zabul province the Afghan security forces and Taliban militants in Arghandab district.
It is to be noted that Afghan government will release at least 100 Taliban prisoners by the this week as part of peace deal signed between the United States and the Taliban to end nearly two decades of war in that country.
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid stated that it is the first step towards ultimate exchange of 6,000 prisoners held by the Afghan government and the Taliban.