Huge explosion rocks Kabul, at least four dead

Two security officials were among the dead in the bombing which occurred close to the defence ministry

Eyewitnesses said a security forces vehicle was targeted close to the Ministry of Defence compound in Pul-e-Mahmood Khan area.

At least four security personnel were killed in the latest suicide bombing attack in Afghanistan, Afghan security officials have confirmed on Wednesday, 16 November.

No group has yet claimed responsibility.

It is not yet known if civilians were among the wounded.

An interior ministry official confirmed Wednesday's strike but can not say immediately how many individuals were killed or wounded.

The victims were not intelligence officers, nor did the bomber board the bus, Afghan officials said.

The attack underscores a worsening security situation almost two years after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation formally ended its combat operations in Afghanistan.

The attack comes days after an apparent suicide bombing at the largest USA base in the country, which just observed the 15th anniversary of operations against the war on terror, CNN reported.

And last Thursday, a powerful Taliban truck bomb struck the German consulate in northern Mazar-i-Sharif city, killing at least six people and wounding more than 100 others.

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