Guwahati News Desk: At least four government employees and four policemen were killed in twin attacks on Tuesday in Afghanistan, officials said.
Gunmen in Kabul opened fire in the Bagh-e Daud neighborhood and killed four employees of the ministry for rural development, according to Ferdaws Faramarz, spokesman for the city’s police chief. The police are investigating, he said.
On the other hand in Kabul, a sticky bomb attached to a car exploded, wounding another government employee.
In another attack on Tuesday, four police officers were killed and a fifth was wounded when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in western Herat province’s Zenda Jan district.
Violence in Afghanistan has increased in the wake of peace talks between the Taliban and government representatives that have been underway in Qatar for months have now stalled.
No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks.
There has also been a nationwide spike in bombings, targeted killings, and violence on the battlefield.