Over 30 members of pro-government forces, including field commanders, have been killed in the recent clashes with the Taliban in the Khas Uruguzan area in central Afghanistan, the Taliban’s news agency Voice of Jihad reproted on October 31. On the same day, an Afghan military helicopter crashed in the western province of Farah with 25 people on board.
The Taliban media wing also claimed that pro-government forces had killed 14 civilians and detained 8 others during their operation against the Taliban in the province of Paktika.
Earlier, a bombing attack targeted buildings of the Independent Election Comission in the city of Kabul injuring at least four election officials and two policemen. A separate car bomb blast killed at least 7 people in the Pul-e-Charkhi prison.