According to local authorities in eastern Logar province of Afghanistan, at least five people including two Afghan national police officers were killed following an explosion in this province.

The officials further added the incident took place on Wednesday evening during the fast breaking period at Pul-e-Alam district, killing two Afghan police officers and three Afghan civilians.

Provincial governor spokesman Din Mohammad Darwish confirming the report said the incident took place after explosives planted near a water pipeline went off on Wednesday evening.

Mr. Darwish further added at least two Afghan police officers were injured along with two other civilians following the blast.

Afghan police forces have arrested a suspected militant in connection to the bombing, provincial governor Din Mohammad Darwish said adding that the detained individual has confessed that the explosive material was planted and exploded by him using a remote controller.

Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the report.