Safiullah Amiri, deputy head of the Kunduz provincial council, has died from injuries sustained in an IED blast this morning, said Mohammad Yousuf Ayoubi, the provincial council head.
The incident happened in Kunduz city as Safiullah Amiri had left his home for the office, said Ayoubi.
“Safiullah Amiri and his bodyguard were transferred to the hospital for treatment,” he said.
However, the local security officials have not yet commented on the blast.
Amiri was one of the youngest members of the Kunduz provincial council.
No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blast.