Kabul: Afghan Security Forces shot a suicide bomber before he managed to target the Ministry of Interior (MoI) compound in Kabul.
The suicide bomber reportedly was driving a car packed with explosives and was looking to detonate it inside the ministry compound, reports the Khaama Press.
The security personnel identified the suicide bomber as he reportedly breached several check points.
So far, security officials have not commented regarding the incident.
Meanwhile, the Embassy of United States in Kabul has issued a security alert to its citizens.
“The U.S. Embassy received reports of attack near MoI in Kabul 9:00 a.m. – Emb. personnel advised to avoid area until further notice, ” khaama press quoted the U.S. embassy statement as saying.