MAZAR-E- SHARIF: At least one person was killed when an explosion hit the city of Mazar-e-Sharif in Balkh province of Afghanistan on Thursday, TOLO News reported.
According to TOLO News, an eyewitness said the target was a former militant commander who was passing through the area.
Balkh police said at least one person was killed in the blast.
According to TOLO News, an eyewitness said that two people were wounded in the incident.
Afghan forces have struggled to combat a resurgent Taliban since the United States (US) and NATO forces formally concluded their combat mission at the end of 2014.