One policeman was killed and more than 21 others, including civilians, were wounded in a car bomb blast in southern Kandahar province on Tuesday afternoon, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.
The blast took place about 2pm local time in PD7 of Kandahar city, the statement said.
However, the statement did not provide further details about the blast.
The local officials have not yet commented on the blast.
However, a security source said that the blast occurred close to a compound used by security forces.
No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blast.
On Sunday, the secretary of Kandahar's governor and a security guard were killed, and another security guard was wounded, in a magnetic IED blast that occurred in a parking area in the governor's compound in Kandahar city.
The blast took place about 2:15 pm local time in Kandahar city as Mansour Ahmad, the secretary of Kandahar's governor, entered the parking area in his vehicle, the sources said.
“Mansour and a security guard were killed in the blast and another security guard was wounded,” said the sources.