Abdul Mohammad Sarwari, police chief of Sangin is among 10 policemen killed in a Taliban attack in the city of Lashkargah in Helmand province.
Security officials in the province told the media that three security force members including Sagin’s police chief were killed and two others wounded during the attack.
According to reports, 15 Taliban militants were also killed and further seven others were wounded during the clashes.
The incident has reportedly occurred on Highway 601 that connects the provincial capital with other parts of Helmand.
In several reported security incidents across Afghanistan many security personnel and civilians were killed.
In Kandahar Taliban attacked security force members in which three policemen were killed.
Meanwhile, a Police force Humvee struck a roadside bomb in the Gereshk district of Helmand province, three policemen were reported killed in the incident.
In another incident, a family member reportedly the father of an Afghan army’s special force member was killed and his uncle was taken hostage by the Taliban.
Moreover, media reported a girl was killed in a battle between Afghan national defense and security forces and the Taliban in Chaharbolak district of Balkh province on Thursday.
Local officials in Badghis province told media that two children and woman were killed when a rocket hit their house.
The escalation of violence comes as US spy agencies warned Biden’s administration that the Taliban would possibly overrun most of Afghanistan within two to three years following international troops’ withdrawal from the country.