KANDAHAR (AFP) - The police chief of southern Afghanistans Kandahar province has been killed in a suicide attack at the citys police headquarters, officials said Friday. A suicide attacker detonated himself at the police headquarters. The police chief has been martyred, provincial spoke-sman Zalmai Ayubi said. The deputy police chief of Kandahar said that the attack on his boss, Khan Mohammad Mujahid, had also injured two other Afghan police officers. The suicide attacker had strapped explosives to his body, deputy chief Shir Shah said. He detonated himself at the gate of Kandahar police headquarters. Police chief Khan Mohammad Mujahid has been martyred, (and) two policemen have been injured. Kandahar is the birthplace of the Taliban, a focus for foreign-led troops battling the rebels nearly decade-long insurgency, and the scene of frequent attacks against police and officials.