At least thirty twenty people were killed and nearly seventy others sustained injuries in twin explosions in Kabul city earlier this evening.

Security sources confirm the first blast took place inside a sports complex in the 6th police district of the city in Qala-e-Nazir area in west of  Kabul.

The sources further added that the second blast took place among the reporters in the same area.

The Ministry of Public Health confirmed that the dead bodies of at least 20 people along with at least 70 wounded people were shifted to the hospitals.

The security officials have not confirmed the type of the explosions and the exact casualties toll but preliminary reports indicate the first blast has taken place due to a suicide attack.

No individual or group including Taliban and ISIS loyalists has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

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

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