The Taliban detonated a laden-car loaded with explosives in the Dawlat Abad district of Faryab province market on Monday night, local officials confirmed Tuesday.
According to Provincial Governor Naqibullah Fayeq, the explosion left dozens of homes and shops destroyed.
He also said civilians were trapped in the rubble.
He did not however give details on the exact number of casualties except to say two soldiers had been killed and four others wounded.
So far no group including the Talbian has claimed responsibility for the attack