The local government is determined to rebuild the highway as security forces continue to pursue and capture the militants, officials say.
The Afghan president has ordered high ranking security officials and commando forces to deploy to Kandahar immediately following the murder of powerful provincial police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq.
The incident underscores the Iranian-backed militia's bullying tactics and the illegality of Afghans fighting in the Syrian civil war.
Officials urged the women to speak out against violence in their homes and communities.
Thousands join the Afghan army every month, while the Afghan police have 20,000 recruits who stand ready to serve, according to officials.
'We don't want to fight anymore, nor do we want to be used by foreign countries,' said one surrendering Taliban commander.
Local officials presented the detainees, along with four Taliban members, to the media at the National Directorate of Security provincial compound in Jalalabad.
The operations aim to eliminate militants from key districts of Kunar Province and to provide a safe environment for voters in the October 20 parliamentary elections.
The Taliban's latest statement urging violence against the October 20 parliamentary polls shows the group's true fear of democracy, elections and the popular will.
Art across the city has reinstated a sense of optimism among local residents and shows the growing desire for peace despite the Taliban's rejection of engagement.
Iran publicly holds staged ceremonies and shamelessly parades the children of Afghans who have died fighting in the Fatemiyoun Division for Iranian interests abroad.
The Kremlin's efforts to reschedule a failed conference are not meant to establish peace in Afghanistan but rather to promote its own objectives.