Kabul: A heavy explosion has occurred in Afghanistan’s Balkh province, as a result of which 2 people including Balkh governor Dawood Muzamal have died.
According to Afghan media, the Balkh Police Command has confirmed the explosion near the provincial headquarters.
Afghan media further say that the site of the explosion in Balkh has been blocked by the security forces.
The nature of the blast is not immediately known.
Balkh Police Command Spokesperson Mohammad Asif Waziri has said that the blast occurred during an administrative meeting.
So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.