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Six people, most of them Taliban insurgents, were executed on Wednesday following the eight hanged on Tuesday, Attorney General Office said.
The six hanged in prison on Wednesday include Mohammad Haidar son of Mohammad Rahim and a Tajikistan national, Motawakil son of Abdul Wakil from Kabul, and Aziz Ahmad son of Faiz Mohammad from Ghazni province - all convicted organisers of two suicides attacks in Kabul, according to the Attorney General.
At least two people have been killed including a civilian in an attempted suicide attack near a US base in Kabul on Wednesday morning, local officials said.
The incident took place about 8:20 AM local time when a man wearing a suicide vest was shot and killed by Afghan security forces near a US base in Street 14 of the Wazir Akbar Khan district, Kabul police chief Gen. Ayub Salangi said.
Local Afghan banks are sending vast amounts of money abroad which is causing foreign currency inflation, head of Afghanistan's Central Bank Noorullah Delawari said on Wednesday.
Delawari claimed before Parliament that $4.6 billion was smuggled outside of Afghanistan last year.