Local officials of northern Baghlan province say insurgents managed to storm the base with ease after a sympathetic policeman opened a door for them.
Jawed Basharat, Baghlan police chief's spokesman, says six other people were wounded in the attack in Dand Shabuddin, outside of Puli Khumri, the provincial capital.
A suicide bomber in the capital Kabul and an attack in northern Baghlan province killed around 70 people on Wednesday. Those assaults came as a battle in strategic Ghazni wound down after the Taliban withdrew with hundreds killed on both sides.
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