An explosion has taken place in Kabul city earlier tonight with preliminary repots indicating at least one person was wounded.

The incident has taken place in the vicinity of Sarai Shamali area of the city targeting a vehicle.

The Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib Danish confirmed the incident and said a magnetic bomb planted in a Land Cruiser type vehicle went off at around 7:30 pm local time.

He said initial reports indicate the driver of the vehicle was slightly wounded in the explosion.

Danish further added that more details regarding the incident will be released later.

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

This comes as the anti-government armed militant groups have been attempting to carry out large attacks across the country, including the key cities and provinces as they attempt to expand their insurgency.

The militant groups carried out some large attacks in Kabul city including a coordinated attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul nearly three weeks along with a suicide attacks on foreign forces convoy that left several people dead or wounded, including ordinary civilians.


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