The residents of three districts in southeastern Paktika province say they have run out of food items because militants have blocked roads to the towns.
The residents of Wormami, Terwa and Waza Khwa districts said they faced high security threats and the shortage of food items.
A high level government delegation comprised of Presidential Palace and some ministries representatives have traveled to central Kapisa province to investigate the illegal excavation of natural resources, an official said on Friday.
Making a case of increasing American footprint in Afghanistan, a top American General on Thursday told lawmakers that current presence of 8,400 US troops in this country is falling short of a few thousand personnel.
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Thursday claimed progress made during investigations to the Wednesday deadliest terrorist attack on military hospital in capital Kabul.
Former water and energy minister Ismail Khan on Wednesday claimed Turkmenistan had relations with the Taliban and was supplying weapons to the group.
Special security measures have been put in place for celebrating the upcoming new solar year and the traditional flag-hoisting ceremony in northern Balkh province, local officials said on Thursday.
The Taliban militant group on Wednesday abducted three workers of a private road construction company in western Farah province of Afghanistan, officials said.