A Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) went off in Kabul earlier today striking a convoy of the U.S. forces.

The explosion has taken place in Qabil Bai area in 9th district of the city, according to officials in the Ministry of Interior.

Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior confirmed that the explosion has killed four civilians.

Rahimi further added that the blast has also injured three civilians.

Officials in Kabul Police Headquarters are saying the explosion has killed or wounded at least seven people.

In the meantime, reports indicate the explosion has also wounded four U.S. soldiers.