At least four people including archeologists were killed or wounded in an explosion in Kabul city earlier this today, the security officials said.

The incident took place in the vicinity of Bani Hesar area of the city after an explosion ripped through the vehicle of the archeologists.

The Kabul Security Commandment officials confirmed that one archeologist was killed in the blast and three others including their driver were wounded.

The officials further added that the wounded individuals have been shifted to the hospital for treatment but there are no reports regarding their health condition.

The Ministry of Information and Culture also confirmed that one archeologist was killed and two others were wounded along with their driver in the explosion.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Information and Culture Mohammad Sabir Momand confirmed that the archeologists were on their way to Logar province when their vehicle was targeted in the blast.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

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