The attack Thursday night in Shindand district lasted for hours.
In the western province of Herat, the militants attacked security posts, leaving nine soldiers and a police officer dead.
Provincial council member said the district had fallen to Taliban, but police rejected the claim.
"Five National Directorate of Security operatives, Khwaja Omari district governor and seven police force members were martyred (in the attack)", he added.
Shaker explained Taliban had been murdered. however, it's not yet determined exactly how many.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the raid in a WhatsApp message to journalists, saying "more than 20 police" were killed and several others wounded.
Ukraine expresses solidarity with USA actions in Syria
Then came the suspected chemical attack in Douma, followed by worldwide condemnation and threats of military action. Pentagon officials said the attacks targeted the heart of Assad's programs to develop and produce chemical weapons.
Pentagon: US-led strikes on Syria hit every target
Syrian forces fired 40 surface-to-air missiles during the operation, mostly after the attack was over, he said. That's according to a source familiar with the president's plans, who was not authorized to speak publicly.
Searchers Find Woman's Body in Eel River
The 31-metre drop killed the women, both 39, and their children Markis Hart , 19; Jeremiah Hart , 14; and Abigail Hart , 14. Initially, Allman said the body was that of a child but the sheriff's office later corrected that it was a woman's.
Fighting in Afghanistan traditionally increases in the spring when warmer weather melts snow blocking mountain passes, increasing the mobility of the insurgents.
The militants also set off an improvised explosive device (IED) and fired a rocket on responding police unit that arrived at the scene, resulting a police commander killed and four police officers wounded, the official added.
Suicide blasts and militant attacks were the leading cause of civilian casualties at 751, more than double from the same period previous year, the report showed, as militants ramp up indiscriminate assaults in urban areas.
Most civilians were killed by insurgents, and fewer people were killed by pro-government security forces than previously, said the United Nations quarterly report. Fifteen security forces were killed.
The Taliban has not yet commented on the report so far.
"All parties to the conflict in Afghanistan must do everything in their power to protect civilians from harm", said Ingrid Hayden, the secretary-general's deputy special representative for Afghanistan.