8 militants killed by their own bomb in Kandahar
Another four people were wounded in the blast that took place in Maiwand district in the afternoon, the governor's spokesman, Zalmay Ayubi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Police had launched an investigation into the incident.
Elsewhere, two policemen were injured in a bomb blast at a recreation park in Mehtarlam, the capital of Laghman province, an official said.
Police officer Col. Mohammad Daud Barakzai told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast targeted a police vehicle parked in front of the Mehtarlam Baba shrine around 12pm noon.
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