KABUL: At least two civilians were killed and 12 others received injuries when a motorbike bombing went off in Kalafgan district of northern Takhar province, security officials said Wednesday.
The target of the blast was the police chief, Khair Mohammad Timor, according to police.
Police said that a number of gas balloons blew up after the explosion, in which several areas were damaged. But the police chief fled the blast unhurt. No militant group, including the Taliban asserted the responsibility for the attack.