– Due to vehicle explosion and attack of four Taliban militants to Afghanistan security council HQ in Ab Yek, 11 people killed and 63 injured. Two of the attackers killed.
– Zabihullah Mujahid, Taliban spokesperson, taking the responsibility reported of 70 killed and injured in a statement. The images show this attack.
2. Peace talks:
– Afghanistan government released 180 of Taliban prisoners.
So far 4,199 Taliban prisoners released so far, government said.
– Taliban released 25 of government prisoners in Qandahar.
3. Afghanistan defense ministry said more than 20 Taliban militants killed in conflicts of provinces Logar, Zabul and Balkh.
Due to Taliban attack to security forces stations in Imam Sahib and Chahar Darre district, 10 killed and 15 injured.
Due to Taliban attack to security forces station in Dashte Ping village, Arghanj Khah district, seven killed and two injured.
Due to Taliban attack to security forces station in Shinwari district, four forces and four Taliban militants killed.
Unknown militants martyred Ayyub Khan Niyazi, a Jihadi veteran commander of Soviet era.