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The Taliban and the US are in a discussion to end more than a 17-year long bloody war in Afghanistan.
The ambassador said that those regions that are not easily accessible for the government were being seized the most often.
According to a Taliban official, US officials promised the pullout will begin this month. However, the Pentagon contradicted by saying that no such order was received.
The insurgents went around President Ashraf Ghani and sat down with his chief rivals for an extraordinary meeting that saw Karzai and other sworn enemies of the Taliban.
Rivals of President Ashraf Ghani called for an interim government as the Taliban emphasised the adoption of an Islamic constitution rules around women as their vision for Afghanistan.
Safder Mohsini, head of the provincial council, says the checkpoint attack late on Monday night in Baghlan's district of Baghlani Markazi also wounded five local policemen.
Last month, Trump had said regional countries like Russia and India should play a more active role in resolving the Afghan conflict.
The latest grim assessment of Afghanistan's security situation comes as the US pursues talks with the Taliban and urgently seeks a way out of the 17-year war.
President Donald Trump has also expressed frustration with the U.S. continued involvement in Afghanistan, lending a greater urgency to an early settlement.
Taliban have long refused to talks with Ghani calling him a 'puppet' of the US.
20 others including Taliban militants and civilians who were present at a volleyball match were wounded.
India has been a key stakeholder in the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan and has committed aid worth USD 3 billion to the war-ravaged country.
The agency said an aerial bombardment in the provincial capital the following night killed eight Taliban insurgents, including the planner of the Monday attack.
The province of Maidan Wardak is just outside of Kabul and the base also serves as a training center for a pro-government militia.
According to reports, it is expected that Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar would also be part of the peace talks.