At least six civilians were killed by a suicide attack in Afghanistan's capital on Monday, near a security checkpoint leading to the foreign ministry, said Khalid Zadran, Kabul police spokesperson, APA reports.
"In Malik Asghar Square a suicide attacker before reaching the target was identified at a checkpoint and killed, but his explosives detonated," said Khalid Zadran.
He said several people were injured, including three Taliban security force members.
Nearby Emergency Hospital, which is run by an Italian NGO, had received 12 wounded patients and two dead bodies, its country director said.
An explosion took place in front of Afghanistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul city on Monday afternoon, APA reports citing local media.