Kabul is hesitant to antagonise the “Pakistani Taliban” lest it supports the self-styled caliphate, yet the same group poses a threat to Islamabad.
No one claimed responsibility for the shooting, but Daesh, which has a strong presence in Nangarhar, previously claimed several attacks against Taliban there.
Unidentified attackers strike Taliban vehicles in Jalalabad city, witnesses say, killing at least two fighters and three civilians.
Women who work both in the public and private sectors in many areas across the country have been told to stay home despite initial promises by some Taliban that they would be tolerant and inclusive.
The blast targeted a vehicle of the border police, which is now run by the Taliban, killing five people, including two civilians, among them a child, witnesses said.
At least 3 people were shot dead in the city of Jalalabad where a local residents tried to put up a flag of the Afghan republic.
The fall of Jalalabad has left Afghanistan's central government in control of just Kabul and seven other provincial capitals out of the country's 34. Meanwhile, the US has announced that evacuation of the embassy in Kabul has started.
International military forces leave behind a country facing growing insecurity and levels of violence, a faltering economy and multiple humanitarian crises.
Attack in Jalalabad forces authorities to suspend operations on second day of resuming the vaccination campaign after five members of two teams were killed.
Initial information shows a land dispute caused a shooting in which five brothers and three of their male cousins were killed in the city of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province, the governor said.
Vaccination drive temporarily suspended in Nangarhar province after three women healthcare workers were killed in two separate attacks in the restive eastern city of Jalalabad.
Mursal Wahidi, 23, Sadia Sadat, 20, and Shahnaz Raufi, 20, worked for local broadcaster Enikas TV and were gunned down on their way home from work. At least 15 media workers have been killed in Afghanistan in the last six months.
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