At least 95 people have been killed and about 163 wounded after a powerful explosion rocked the city centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, according to The Independent.
A plume of smoke was seen rising from the site of the explosion, which happened near the old Interior Ministry building at around 12:15pm local time.
The offices of the European Union and the High Peace Council are also nearby, along with a a number of foreign embassies and the police headquarters.
Saturday is a working day in Afghanistan and witnesses said the area was crowded at the time of the attack.
Nasrat Rahimi, deputy spokesperson for the Interior Ministry, said the attacker was driving an ambulance and told police he was taking a patient to a nearby hospital to get through a security checkpoint. He detonated the explosives at a second check point, Mr Rahimi said.