An explosion has taken place close to the cricket board of Afghanistan in capital Kabul.

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

The Kabul cricket board officials confirmed the incident took place close to Alokozay cricket stadium.

The officials further added that the Shpageeza cricket league players are safe and have not been hurt in the explosion.

Eyewitnesses are saying that the incident took place after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives.

A security source confirmed three people including security personnel in a check post located close to the stadium lost their lives in the attack and some others including security personnel and civilians were wounded.

No group including the Taliban insurgents has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.