A police officer from Balamurghab district who did not want to be named told Khaama Press that a soldier of the ANA was martyred and four others wounded in the explosion.
He added that vehicle was also damaged in the explosion.
The incident took place in the Sarkhaland area of Balamurghab district around 03:00PM Monday afternoon.
This was the 2nd attack on security forces today.
An explosion targeting the Security Officer of southern Zabul province martyred two civilians and injured eleven others including four policemen.