A suicide attacker targeting a NATO convoy in Kabul on Sunday killed four civilians and wounded at least seven others, officials said.
The town is located near Kirkuk, which is 290km north of Baghdad.
A would-be suicide attacker blew himself up after he was surrounded by police in Lower Dir district of northwest Pakistan.
Last month, the Afghan Taliban said it would target participants in the `loya jirga` traditional assembly.
The slain officer, Akhtar Shah, had played a key role in arresting several militants from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
The patient, owned by Pak Army as a "suicide" attacker, was treated at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.
A suicide attacker with explosives blew himself up on Saturday outside a military caterer in Kabul.
A suspected militant, who stormed
an Army camp in Baramulla district on Saturday in an alleged suicide
attack, was killed by the troops sparking protest by locals.
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
Sunny Leone with Mastizaade