nw afghan herat19According to reports at least two Afghan civilians were injured following an explosion in western Herat province of Afghanistan.

The incident took place early Thursday morning near the provincail governor compound.

Provincial scurity chief confirming the report said the explosion took place after explosives packed in a motorcycle went off, injuring four civilians.

He said the incident took place near the sports stadium where the National Front — main political opposition coalition of the Afghan government had a gathering.

In the meatime local residents and eyewitnesses in the area said another explosion was also heard near Guzara district highway.

No group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.