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The talks are aimed at renewing the Afghan peace process and eventually winding down America's longest war.
The acting district chief and intelligence director in the Baraki Barak district were killed in the blast late Saturday.
Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Kabul in the past two days to demand the deployment of military reinforcements to the Hazara districts under Taliban attack.
According to sources, the police have also been questioning people who have been in touch with Haq through telephone.
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia and the countries of the region will continue to do everything possible to launch a dialogue between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban.
The development comes moments after former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah slammed the Centre for taking part in the meet and not paying heed to the issue of the valley state.
India had on Thursday said it would participate in the dialogue hosted by Russia at a "non-official level" in Moscow.
The Moscow-format meeting on Afghanistan, which will be held Friday, will see the attendance of representatives of the Afghan Taliban radical movement, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
The attack set of a firefight that lasted for hours until the government sent reinforcements and drove Taliban from the compound
Almost nine in 10 casualties happened on October 20 itself, making it the election day with the highest number of civilians killed and injured since the UN began its systematic documentation.
An insurgent attack on an Afghan border base in Pusht Koh in Farah on Monday killed 20 troops while 20 others were abducted.
So far only 12 of the 25 people killed in the helicopter accident in Taliban-controlled Anar Dara district on October 31 have been given to Afghan authorities.
An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked a checkpoint in eastern Ghazni province, killing at least 13 soldiers and policemen.
While the Afghan Taliban and the LeT pose the maximum threat to international security in future, Pakistan is placed on top of the list of countries with the highest number of terrorist bases.
A top Taliban commander held in Pakistani detention for more than eight years has been freed, sources said Thursday, in an apparent move to aid tentative talks between the United States.