According to local authorities in southern Afghanistan, at least 2 Afghan National Police service members were injured following a roadside bomb explosion in southern Uruzgan province.

The officials further added, the incident took place around 4:00 pm local time at Herawood district of southern Uruzgan province after an Afghan National Police vehicle struck with a roadside bomb.

 Uruzgan provincial governor media office following a statement said, the two injured police members were taken to the hospital for the treatment.

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

Taliban group frequently use Improvised Explosive Device and roadside bombs as the weapon of their choice to target Afghan and NATO troops.