According to local authorities in eastern Afghanistan, at least 10 Afghan civilians were killed and injured following militants attack in eastern Kapisa province.

The officials further added, the incident took place in Ela-Sai district after a militant threw a hand grenade killing at least 1 Afghan civilian and injuring 9 others.

An Afghan security official in eastern Kapisa province speaking on the condition of anonymity said, the militants were trying to attack a convoy of the Afghan National Army soldiers crossing the area.

The source further added, Afghan National Army soldiers did not suffer any casualty following the incident.

No group including the Taliban militants have so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.