This is the second time that the Taliban have been accused of blowing up a power pylon and cutting electricity to Kabul and other provinces over the past one month.
An Afghan official says a bomb blast in eastern Nangarhar province has killed at least 10 people, including a child. Ataullah Khogyani, the governor's spokesman, said 27 other people were wounded in the attack targeting a minibus carrying new army recruits in Jalalabad city.
The attack on the Shortepa district headquarters in northern Balkh province started early in the morning, according to Munir Ahmad Farhad, spokesman for the provincial governor.
On Saturday, millions of Afghans defied Taliban threats and used their rights to vote inthe presidential election to elect the war-torn country's new leader amid tight security.
The voting process initially was to end at 3:00 p.m. local time but extended for two more hours to enable the voters to use their franchise, head of the election commission Hawa Alam Nuristani told reporters.
Klusener had previously worked as batting coach of Zimbabwe and South Africa, and head coach of the South Africa domestic side Dolphins, as well as bowling coach of Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians.
"In view of the upcoming presidential election and in support of domestic transition in Afghanistan, it has been decided to enhance security along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border," said a statement issued by the Foreign Office on Thursday.
The Foreign Office said in a statement that in view of the upcoming Afghan presidential elections and in support of domestic transition in Afghanistan, it was decided to enhance security along the Pak-Afghan border.
Afghanistan has recently marked their presence in the cricketing world with their consecutive improving performances.
On the eve of the Trump-Modi meeting in New York, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had a meeting with the Special US Representative on Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, on Monday.
Imran Khan also confessed the terrorist groups were trained to fight in Afghanistan and therefore there were always links with them because they had trained them.
The violence has further rattled Afghanistan which is facing an upsurge in violence after U.S.-Taliban peace talks to end America's longest war collapsed earlier this month.
Soon after the suicide attack, Parwan province was hit by another blast, which was reported in PD9 Kabul city.
Afghanistan made an incredible T20I record after beating Bangladesh in the ongoing tri-series on Sunday.
The previous record of registering successive T20I victories was also held by Afghanistan when they had completed 11 T20I wins from March 27, 2016 to March 12, 2017.
Nabi's fireworks saw Afghanistan recover from 40-4 to compile a respectable 164-6 after which Rahman's bowling helped to dismiss Bangladesh for 139 in 19.5 overs.