A suicide attack in northern Kunduz province has left at least 17 people dead or wounded including many civilians.

An official in the Ministry of Interior confirmed that a suicide bomber detonated his explosives High Security Unit at around 3:00 pm local time.

The official further added that the attack claimed the lives of at least 6 security personnel.

Furthermore, the official said the attack also wounded 11 people including many civilians.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.