According to reports, the suicide bomber was driving a car packed with explosives and was looking to detonate it inside the ministry compound.
The suicide bomber was identified by the security personnel who acted immediately by opening fire on him as he had reportedly breached several check points.
The security officials have not commented regarding the incident so far.
Meanwhile, the Embassy of United States in Kabul issued a security alert to its citizens, saying “The U.S. Embassy received reports of attack near MoI in Kabul 9:00 a.m. – Emb. personnel advised to avoid area until further notice.”
The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.
This comes as Kabul was hit by a deadly suicide attack earlier last month which left at least 64 people dead and 347 others wounded.