A suicide bomber detonated the bomb close to a compound housing foreign contractors at around 9 a.m. local time (04:30 GMT), the TOLO broadcaster reported.
The attacker reportedly targeted a vehicle belonging to a private security company. The injured people were local civilians.
#BREAKING— AfghanistanMyPassion (@AfgPassion) 17 марта 2018 г.
A suicide bomber driving a car full of explosives detonated at the entrance of a foreign contractor company in Kabul PD9, killing at least two people. #Afghanistan #KabulBlast #Kabul pic.twitter.com/NBkrB7vyQc
Following the explosion, the Taliban movement claimed the responsibility for the incident.
Afghanistan has long been suffering political, social and security-related instability because of the simmering insurgency, including that of the Taliban, Daesh and Daesh-affiliated groups.