According to local authorities in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, former provincial governor for Ghazni province Faizanullah Faizan was injured following an attack early Friday morning.

Provincial National Directorate of Security NDS chief Syed Amirshah Sadat said, a suicide bomber attacked former provincial governor Faizullah Faizan before he detonate his explosives.

Mr. Sadat further added Faizanullah Faizan was injured and was taken to provincial PRT team for treatment purposes and his health condition was satisfactory.

The incident took place around 10:00 am local time in eastern Ghazni city, provincial NDS chief Syed Amirshah Sadat said adding that Afghan security forces managed to arrest the suicide bomber.

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