Afghan forces say they have retaken Jalalabad prison after at least 29 people were killed in an hours-long battle following a Daesh-claimed attack on the facility.
Afghan officials said Daesh captured six villages controlled by Taliban in Khogyani and Shirzad districts of Afghanistan, and that fighting has not stopped.
The attack, claimed by Daesh, took place in eastern Nangarhar province's Kama district where supporters of independent candidate Abdul Naser Mohmand had gathered to back his campaign in parliamentary elections scheduled for October 20.
One of the attackers died early in the operation after detonating a suicide bomb but a second held out for several hours before being killed, said a provincial government spokesman.
The blast, hours after President Ashraf Ghani had opened a hospital in Jalalabad, damaged shops and buildings around Mukhaberat square in the city, killing 19 people
At least 18 people were killed and 13 others wounded when a suicide attacker blew himself up at the funeral ceremony for a former governor of Haska Mina district in eastern Afghanistan, officials say.
Separate suicide attack tears through crowd in provincial capital Jalalabad leaving at least eight dead.
Nayyar Iqbal was an assistant to the consul general in Jalalabad, the capital of the restive Nangarhar province, which borders Pakistan.
The Nangarhar governor's office said 10 people were killed including three children while 23 were wounded in the explosion.
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