Two Taliban gunmen have attacked the police headquarters of Mazar-i-Sharif, a city in northern Afghanistan.
Two people died in the attack and a further 18 have been injured, local officials told Reuters.
“It was the first such incident in Balkh province,” said Abdul Razaq Qaderi, the acting police chief of Balkh. He added,“Police reacted quickly and killed both of them.”
The Taliban have claimed responsibility.