At least three policemen were killed and three others were wounded in a roadside mine blast in the Kohistan district of Herat on the Herat-Islam Qala highway on Saturday, local officials said.
The incident happened around 100 km away from Herat city as a police vehicle struck a roadside mine, said Amindullah Haft Bala, district governor of Kohsan district.
“The mine was placed by the Taliban to target the security forces,” he said.
The victims have been taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
The Taliban have not yet commented on the blast.