A number of foreign embassies are located in the Wazir Akbar Khan area where the attack took place; however, the Ministry of Defense said one of its office on 14th Street was the target.
Witnesses said they saw multiple casualties being carried from the scene of the blast and driven away in ambulances.
This is a developing story.
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A suicide bomber believed to be as young as 12 struck Kabul's heavily fortified diplomatic quarter yesterday and killed at least five people, showing that militants can still hit the heart of the city despite tighter security.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.
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Last week a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden care near the Afghan military academy in the capital city, killing 15 cadets and wounding several others.
The attack in central Kabul took place near the U.S. embassy.
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