Kandahar Police Chief Gen. Abdul Raziq says the explosion occurred close to police headquarters in Maiwand district.
Humvee Bombing In Kandahar Leaves Six Policemen Dead
At least six police force members were killed in a suicide car bombing in Kandahar province early on Friday morning, police officials confirmed.
Kandahar Police Chief Gen. Abdul Raziq said the suicide attacker was driving a Humvee laden with explosives.
He said the attacker wanted to enter the police headquarters in Maiwand district – in the north-west of Kandahar City, but the explosion occurred near the entrance of the headquarters.
Raziq said the incident happened at around 5:00am local time on Friday.
He said the explosion left six police force members dead and six others wounded.
No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.