The victims were three policemen and two civilians, according to the regional hospital in Herat in the far west of the country. The spokesman for the province of Herat, Jelany Farhad, confirmed that one of the civilians killed was a child.
Four others were wounded in the attack and hospitalized.
There was no direct responsibility.
Herat police chief said security forces killed one of the attackers and searched for two others. Afghan security forces confiscated a vehicle loaded with explosives that they said had brought the crime scene with them.
In December, during a seven-hour attack that began with a car bomb attack in a government building in Kabul's Afghan capital, At least 47 people killed and 25 wounded.
A Police Officer According to Najib Danish, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry, four assailants were among the dead after confronting the National Authority for Disabled and Martyrs Families in Kabul.
the nearly 7,000 soldiers.