The Taliban issued no statements on these attacks and no group immediately claimed responsibility, but authorities are blaming the Taliban.
If Safiya Wazir beats Republican Dennis Soucy in November, she will be the first refugee in the US to hold public office. The 27-year-old's family fled Afghanistan in 2007 as the Taliban consolidated power.
In a series of multiple, separate attacks on Afghan security forces in the country's north, a total of 37 Afghan security forces were killed in gun battles.
At least seven people were killed and 25 wounded on Sunday when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle detonated explosives in Kabul while 29 members of the Afghan security forces were killed in clashes in Wardak and Herat provinces.
Jim Mattis' visit to Afghanistan could add momentum to establish a truce with the Taliban after the US defense secretary said he was hopeful about peace talks with the militants.
A suicide bomber struck a wrestling training center in a Shia neighbourhood and then a car bomb went off nearby. The attacks also left 70 others wounded.
The death of Jalaluddin Haqqani is not operationally significant, but the man's life contains within it the story of the last three decades of war in Afghanistan.
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