A suicide car bomber detonated his explosive vest near the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Monday.
Officials said however that the car the bomber had been driving was also packed with explosives. However, when stopped at police checkpoint, the suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest. The explosives in the car however failed to detonate.
The incident took place shortly before 11am local time.
However, no further details have been released and the casualty situation is still unknown.
No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.