Paktia security officials said the explosion happened when two suicide bombers riding a motorbike were identified and stopped by police.
Explosion In Paktia Leaves Three Civilians Wounded
At least three civilians were wounded in an explosion in Gardez city in Paktia province on Friday afternoon, local officials confirmed.
Paktia police security officer Colonel Nisar Ahmad Abdul Rahimzai the explosion occurred when two suicide bombers riding a motorbike were identified and stopped by police in areas close to Kabul-Gardez road in Gardez city.
He added that three civilians were wounded in the explosion.
He said the target of the attack was not clear so far.