The blast occurred in Helmand province where both the Taliban and Daesh are said to be active.
Reporting in conflict zones was no preparation for the calamity that has hit Italy in the form of a pandemic.
Most of the attacks took place on Sunday. Though the Taliban and the US struck a deal last month, the insurgents haven't agreed to a ceasefire with Kabul's forces and fighting has not ended.
A six-year-old child was among the 25 victims of Wednesday's attack, claimed by a group affiliated with Daesh terror group.
A single gunman held worshippers hostage at the gurdwara in Kabul for several hours as Afghan special forces, helped by international troops, tried to clear the building. At least one of the dead is a child.
Neither the leaders of India, Pakistan nor Afghanistan have shown the domestic urgency or the regional diplomacy required to tackle the spread of Covid-19.
"The Taliban continued high level of violence despite the peace agreement," acting defence minister, Asadullah Kalid, said in a video statement.
Afghanistan's perennial runner-up will not be content with second place this time.
Troops are leaving Helmand and Herat military bases, a US official says. Meanwhile, Taliban sends buses towards Bagram air base for prisoner release, a key component of its peace deal with US.
Hundreds of troops are heading out of the country as previously planned, but they will not be replaced as the US moves ahead with plans to cut the number of forces in the country from about 13,000 to 8,600, an official said.
Top US negotiator, Zalmay Khalilzad is known to have connections with shadowy figures in Afghanistan and experts are struggling to understand what exactly he has agreed with the Taliban.
With an election coming up in November, Trump is keen to make good on pledge to end America's longest war, but observers say it appears the Taliban have yet to be convinced to come to the negotiating table with Kabul.
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