The attack took place while Afghanistan's main TV station Tolo News aired an interview with the United States envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, who was discussing a potential deal with the Taliban that would see the USA withdraw forces from five bases across Afghanistan.
"We have reached an agreement with the Taliban in principle, but of course, until the USA president agrees with it, it isn't final", Khalilzad told TOLO news.
He met with Ghani then and on Monday he showed the Afghan leader a draft of the US-Taliban agreement, officials said.
Some Taliban officers have stated they might best agree to speak to Afghan officers in a non-public capability, no longer as representatives of the state, and so they stay adverse to presidential elections scheduled for September 28.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will study the deal before giving any opinion, his spokesman Sediq Seddiqqi said earlier on Monday. Their latest conflict? Afghanistan, where President Trump is considering a reduction in USA troops if the Taliban will cut ties with al-Qaeda and stop them from training, fundraising, recruiting, and so on.
On Sunday, Khalilzad said the United States and the Taliban were at the "threshold" of a deal that would reduce violence and pave the way for "sustainable" peace.
The Taliban on Sunday attacked Pul-e Khumri, the capital of Baghlan province, only a day after loads of its opponents overran portions of Kunduz, a strategic town and the capital of the eponymous province that the crowd has two times come just about taking in contemporary years.
However, the Taliban says it does not see much difference between US troops and the CIA-backed forces and insisting that the Central Intelligence Agency leaves when worldwide troops pull out.
The assault came a day after the Taliban attacked Kunduz, one of Afghanistan's largest cities, in the province to the north and killed at least 16 people and wounded almost 100.
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The attacks are seen as strengthening the negotiating position of the Taliban, who control or hold sway over roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since their 2001 defeat by a USA -led invasion.
The fighting in Kunduz, which the Taliban came close to capturing twice in recent years, came as expectations have grown that US and Taliban negotiators in Doha were close to securing an agreement that would see a timetable for the withdrawal of thousands of USA troops.
"Unfortunately, civilians are again the victims", she said.
At least 47 wounded people had been taken to hospitals since the attack began on Sunday morning, said Jawed Basharat, spokesman for the provincial police chief. Around 20,000 USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops remain in the nation.
Four civilians and two members of the security forces were killed in the attack on Puli Khumri, the capital of Baghlan province, with 20 civilians and two security forces wounded.
But there are concerns among Afghan officials and USA national security aides about a U.S. withdrawal, with fears Afghanistan could be plunged into a new civil war that could herald a return of Taliban rule and allow worldwide militants, including Islamic State, to find a refuge.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid in a Twitter post called the attack "large-scale".
The Kabul government says its negotiating team is ready but refuses to say who is on it.
It includes provision for so-called "intra-Afghan" talks to reach a broader political settlement and end the fighting between the Taliban and the Western-backed government in Kabul.