An explosion in Kabul city killed a prominent Afghan writer’s wife and daughter while leaving several others others wounded including the writer himself, the security official said.

Officials in Kabul Police Headquarters said the explosion in Paghman area of Kabul killed the wife and daughter of Asadullah Walwalji, one of the prominent writers of the country.

The officials further added that the explosion also wounded Mr. Walwalji together with his other family members.

No individual or group including Taliban has so far claimed responsibility for the incident.