Ghazni provinceA suicide attack was reported in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan on Saturday afternoon, leaving an Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander dead.

Local residents and eyewitnesses in the area said that the blast took place in Ghazni city, after a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives.

In the meantime, deputy provincial governor, Mohammad Ali Ahmadi, said the the suicide bomber attacked the vehicle of an Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander, Shaheen who was involved in public uprising against the Taliban militants in Andar district.

Mr. Ahmadi further added that the ALP commander was critically injured along with one of his bodyguard in the blast, who later succumbed to his injuries.

No group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack.