Army chief expresses wish that the initiatives gain more permanence, ultimately leading towards an enduring peace: ISPR.
A doctor at the hospital said all the victims had been hit by pieces of bomb, shrapnel and "none were hit by a bullet."
The blast happened in Lashkar Gah as spectators were leaving a wrestling match at the stadium.
It's the fourth suicide attack in Kabul in three weeks, killing two civilians, and wounding at least three others.
22 Afghan policemen have died in raids in Kandahar and Farah.
With Afghan Taliban declining to attend the meeting in Muscat, expectations need to be tempered at this early stage.
More than 200 injured in the attack on police training centre near Paktia police headquarters.
US engagement seen as tacit endorsement of Islamabad’s plans to find political solution to Afghan quagmire.
With America’s Afghan war entering into the 17th year, the First Anglo-Afghan War offers stark lessons.