MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Up to four police officers were among the casualties in the Parwan suicide attack, according to the Pakhwok news services’ previous account.
In Baghlan, a province further to the north, a rocket suspected to be launched by militants hit a deputy governor’s office in the town of Pul-i-Khumri hours earlier. One person died and four others were injured in the assault, none of them reported to be the deputy governor.
A nearby area of Dand-i-Ghori has been said to be under the Taliban insurgency’s control for the past nine months.
The militants reportedly claimed responsibility for the deadly attacks.