The officials further added that the incident took place in Mosa Khel district of Khost province on Wednesday evening.
Interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement confirmed that the suicide bomber was a teenger boy.
The statement further added that the suicide bomber was looking to target a vehicle convoy of the Afghan national police forcexs in Mosa Khel district, and was recognized and shot dead by police forces.
MOI officials also confirmed that no casualties were incurred to local residents and police forces.
Interior ministry in its statement condemned the use of children to carry out suicide attacks by anti-government armed militant groups and called it an act against the Islamic principles and inhumane.
The anti-gvoernemnt armed militant groups including the Taliban militants has not commented regarding the reports so far.
This comes as Afghan police forces arrested a teeanger girl who was prepared by Taliban group to target a convoy of the Afghan police forces in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.
The teenager girl, Spoghmai was reportedly forced by her brother who was a Taliban commander to carry out suicide attack on Afghan police.