As many as ten people including a local journalist were wounded after explosives placed in a motorcycle went off in Trinkot, the capital of southern Uruzgan province, said a local official, today, Tuesday, January 19.
Mohammad Omar Sherzad, governor for Uruzgan, confirmed that the accident took place today in Ghazi Amanullah Square of Trinkot city.
Those wounded are two policemen and eight civilians including children and women.
A local source, on condition of anonymity, told Kabul Now that a local journalist was also wounded in the blast.
The governor said that explosives placed in a motorcycle went off to target a vehicle of Afghan police.
No group has claimed immediate responsibility.
The southern Uruzgan province is restive where the Taliban militants control a large swath of territory.