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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.
Taliban insurgents have been carrying out near-daily attacks targeting Afghan forces.
The attack set of a firefight that lasted for hours until the government sent reinforcements and drove Taliban from the compound
An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked a checkpoint in eastern Ghazni province, killing at least 13 soldiers and policemen.
Saturday's parliamentary ballot would be delayed by one week, a spokesman for President Ashraf Ghani said in a statement, following an extraordinary meeting of the National Security Council.
Two policemen were wounded in the attacks that lasted several hours as security personnel and insurgents exchanged gunfire.
These convicts were tried by the special military courts which also awarded imprisonment of varying terms to seven other militants.
The mosque is near the presidential palace where Ghani was making his speech, which was being aired live on Facebook when the attack began.
Mohammad Safdar Mohseni, the head of the provincial council in the northern Baghlan province, said the insurgents set fire to the checkpoints after the attack late Tuesday in the Baghlan-I Markazi dis
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condemned the Taliban suicide attack that killed more than 50 Afghan soldiers.