Afghanistan: An explosion has been reported near the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology in the centre of Kabul at around 11:30 local time on Saturday.

According to eyewitnesses, firing was heard from the area.

Earlier this year, at least four people died and 90 others, including 23 children, sustained injuries in a powerful blast that rocked Afghan capital Kabul.

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish had asserted that the terrorists conducted a car bombing against Green Village camp in Police District 9 and police are in control of the situation there, reported Xinhua news agency.