Kay said Taliban should not focus on fighting at a time that efforts are concentrated on peace.
The NDS said the explosion happened when the technical team was trying to defuse explosive devices.
RSF figures show that at least four media workers have been killed in Afghanistan so far this year.
Khalilzad says he is disappointed that Qatar’s intra-Afghan initiative has been delayed.
Kunar deputy governor said efforts are underway to facilitate the return of the displaced families to their homes.
Presidential Palace said the Qatar government “rejected” the list of Afghan delegation who wanted to attend the meeting.
Religious scholars stressed the need for an end to the war and restoration of peace and stability in the country.
Spanta says any meeting rather than Qatar will not yield an outcome and it will be subjected to "defeat".
Based on the Constitution, the National Unity Government's term ends on May 22.
So far it is not clear that the Doha conference which was scheduled for Friday is also postponed.
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