According to local authorities in eastern Afghanistan, at least 2 Afghan civilians were injured following an explosion in eastern Kunar province.
The officials further added, the incident took place around 8:30 am local time on Saturday at Narang district of eastern Kunar province.
Narang district police chief said, the main target of the explosion was a local police commander Waziri, who survived the incident.
According to local residents, the improvised explosive device was planted in a roadside at a market in Nanrang district and went off while the local police commander was crossing the area.
Nanrang district was considered to be one of the volatile regions in eastern Kunar province. The security situation improved in the area after the formation of the local police forces.
No group including the Taliban militants have so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.
Taliban militants and insurgents groups frequently use improvised explosive device to target Afghan and coalition security forces which normally lead to civilian casualties.