"The woman was killed on the spot. Four others including two children and two women were injured,'' General Mohammed Salim of Kandahar police told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa.
The incident took place in the Arghandab district of Kandahar, the province regarded as the main stronghold of former Taliban spiritual leader Mullah Omar.
A spokesperson for militants loyal to the ousted Taliban regime claimed responsibility for the attack but said the vehicle belonged to the Afghan National Army (ANA).
Some 20,000 U.S-led troops remain deployed in Afghanistan hunting remnants of the Taliban regime and their allies from the al-Qaeda terror network, mainly in the south and southeastern region of the country.
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