According to local govenment officials, the incident took place on Thursday afternoon after a vehicle of the public order police forces struck with an improvised explosive device.
District police chief for Central Baghlan district, Sayed Mir Watandost confirming the report said the explosion left three Afghan police officers dead and two others injured.
Mr. Watandost further added that the health condition of the injured officers is critical, and have been taken to hospital for treatment.
Taliban group claimed responsibility behind the incident. A spokesman for the Taliban group, Zabiullah Mujahid has claimed that nine Afghan police officers were killed and several others were injured following the explosion.
However, local officials deny the Taliban group claims and said only five Afghan public order police officers were killed or injured.