According to local authorities in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, a suicide bomber attacked a funeral ceremony in eastern Ghazni city on Tuesday.

The incident took place after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives during a burial ceremony of the father of a provincial intelligence official.

Provincial security chief Gen. Mohammad Hussain confirming the report only the suicide bomber was killed and there were no reports of fatalities to civilians and participants of the funeral.

Gen. Hussain further added the explosion was followed by gun battle between the assailant militants and Afghan security forces. The militants fled the area later on.

In the meantime an eyewitness said an Afghan security official and an Afghan civilian were injured following the incident.

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