Three people were killed and six others were wounded in an explosion in Herat province on Thursday evening, local officials confirmed.
Herat Police spokesman Abdul Ahad Wali said that the blast took place in Jebraeel area in Herat City at around 5:30 pm.
The explosives were hidden in a three-wheel motorbike and were detonated in a crowded place in front of a shop, Afghanistan's Tolo News Agency reported. Mohammad Rafiq Shirzai, a spokesman for Herat Zonal Hospital, said that the injured were taken to the hospital, following the explosion.
No group has claimed responsibility for the blast so far.