Kabul: At least 34 people were killed and over 65 others injured after a blast rocked Kabul in the rush hour on Monday.Also Read - Blast Reported at Rohini Court in Delhi, 1 Injured

The area has been cordoned off. Also Read - Ramiz Raja Puts His Weight Behind Afghanistan, Says Funding Will Continue To Support Players

According to Aljazeera, a car bomb exploded outside a defence ministry building. After the explosion, militants started firing in a crowded market. Also Read - Blast Rocks Afghan Capital Kabul, No Casualties Confirmed

Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi told IANS militants detonated the car bomb close to the Gulbahar Tower during the morning rush hour, reports Khaama news agency.

More details are awaited.