An explosion ripped through the vehicle of Taliban shadow judge in northern Kunduz province leaving at least one dead and another wounded.

The 217th Pamir Corps in a statement said the incident took place Tabra Kush area of the province targeting the vechile of Mawlavi Ezatullah, the shadow judge of Taliban in Kunduz.

The statement further added that the explosion critically wounded Mawlavi Ezat and his driver was killed.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the incident so far.

Taliban militants frequently use improvised explosive devices to target the security forces and government officials however in majority of such incidents ordinary civilians are targeted besides inflicting casualties on Taliban militants as well.