Sporadic gunfire followed by an explosion was heard from the vicinity of the 13th police district of Kabul city at around noon time today.

The type of the explosion has not been ascertained so far and there are no reports available regarding the possible casualties.

Eyewitnesses are saying that the incident has taken place close to the security compound in Dasht Barchi area and the sound of sporadic gunfire can be heard from the area.

This is a developing story and will be updated as new information becomes available.