Afghanistan roadside blastAccording to local authorities in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, a explosion took place in the central city of Tarinkowt on Wednesday afternoon.

An official speaking on the condition of anonymity said the blast took reportedly took place while Afghan security forces were looking to defuse a roadside improvised explosive device planted by militants.

He said at least two Afghan security personnel were killed and two others were injured following the blast.

The incident took placae in Sar-Shakhlo village.

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