The militants, fighting to restore their version of strict Islamic law to Afghanistan, said the campaign was a response to a more aggressive USA military strategy adopted previous year, which aims to force the militants into peace talks. It said the Americans' "internal supporters" - the Afghan government and troops - are considered secondary priorities.
However, the announcement underlines the risk to parliamentary and district council elections due to be held in October as efforts to register voters in remote areas of Afghanistan get under way. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed the Badghis attacks in a statement to the media.
The ministry also said the number of wounded from Sunday's attack, which targeted a voter-registration center in Kabul, was now at 130 after all the data had been collected, including from private hospitals where the casualties also were taken after state hospitals became overwhelmed in the immediate aftermath of the bombing.More news: AF&PA Welcomes New EPA Policy on Carbon Neutral Forest Biomass
Intense fighting Western and Afghan experts said the Taliban announcement was an apparent rejection of the offer and heralded more intense fighting in the drawn-out war.
Two soldiers were wounded in that attack, in the Bala Buluk district.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks in Farah, Mehri blamed the Taliban who are active and have stepped up their attacks against Afghan security forces.More news: Samsung launches 970 PRO and EVO M.2 NVMe SSDs
On Sunday, April 22, reports Reuters with reference to the news Agency militants AMAQ. Earlier on Tuesday, insurgents killed at least four members of the local police force and wounded seven in eastern Ghazni province. He also said the gunbattle lasted several hours and that the Taleban used artillery and rocket-propelled grenade launchers.
We will remind, the suicide bomber blew himself up under the building registration centre for voters in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing more than 30 people and wounding more than 50.
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