Taliban militants have captured a key Afghan district after a year-long offensive bringing further fears of ramped up insurgency for the Kabul government.
A suicide car bomber targeted a checkpoint in southern Helmand province manned by intelligence officers, in the latest attack by Taliban insurgents on Afghan security.
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The Taliban's infamous Spring offensive seems well underway with another bombing leave Kabul shocked and wondering whether security forces can control the volatile situation.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for an 'insider attack' that left eight Afghan policemen dead in a base in the troubled south of the country.
IS-linked media said its militants carried out an undercover attack at an Afghan military hospital in Kabul, as security forces struggle to cope with a growing insurgency.
Afghanistan is reeling from another suspected Taliban attack, as an ongoing firefight rages between security forces and militants, holed up in a military hospital.
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At least 16 people have been killed when Taliban militants bombed several Afghan security centres in the capital Kabul, in another day of bloody violence for the country.
The Taliban have launched a wave of attacks on Afghan security forces in Kabul, as the army and police struggle to cope with a resurgence in militant activity.