A bomb attack was carried out on the governor's office in Balkh province in northern Afghanistan.
It was reported that Balkh Governor Mohammad Dawood Muzamil and 2 people lost their lives in the attack.
Balkh police spokesman Asif Waziri said in a statement, "An explosion occurred on the second floor of the governor's office at around 9 a.m. today. Governor Muzamil and 2 civilians lost their lives."
Waziri stated that an investigation has been launched into the attack and will provide more details as the situation becomes clear.
Local security sources said that 5 people were injured and taken to the hospital. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.