A suicide bomber who targeted a British embassy car was riding a motorcycle according to the Afghan deputy interior minister, General Ayoub Salangi.
The blast was powerful enough to wound 33 Afghan bystanders and destroy three cars nearby, Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said.
A Foreign Office spokeswoman confirmed that a British Embassy vehicle was attacked in Kabul. She said: "A number of staff have been injured. We are working with the Afghan authorities to establish details of the incident."
A number of staff have been hurt in an attack on a British embassy vehicle in Afghanistan, the Foreign Office has said.
No British diplomats were inside an embassy vehicle attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, a British embassy spokesman has told ITV News.
A British Embassy vehicle has been hit in a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul causing some injuries, an embassy spokesman has said.
At least 45 people have killed and dozens more injured at a sports tournament in Paktika province, Afghanistan.
The spokesman for the region said the attack happened at an inter-district volleyball tournament attended by large crowds in Yahyakhail district this afternoon.
There were too many people gathered in the one place to watch the game. Dozens of others are wounded and we have reports that many of them are in critical condition.
Paktika, bordering Pakistan, is one of Afghanistan's most volatile regions where a Taliban-led insurgency is waging an intensifying war against the government in Kabul.
Today's attack is one of the deadliest so far this year at a time when attacks are escalating alongside a contentious election and the inauguration of President Ashraf Ghani in September.
A suicide bomber has killed at least 40 people at a volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan, officials say.
Paktia provincial spokesman Mukhles Afghan said at least 50 more were wounded in the attack in Paktia province, where hundreds had gathered to watch a tournament final.
He said most of the casualties were civilians.
A truck bomb hit a base for foreign forces in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, killing two Afghan security guards, police said.
The Islamist Afghan Taliban, ousted from power by an American-led coalition in 2001, claimed responsibility for the attack at the base on the eastern outskirts of Kabul.
Tuesday's explosion targeted a foreign base in the Pul-e-Charkhi district in eastern Kabul.
A huge explosion was heard in Afghanistan's capital early on Tuesday, Reuters news agency reports.
The cause and extent of casualties, if any, were not immediately known.
The blast rattled windows in the heart of Kabul's diplomatic quarter and sirens were soon heard wailing.
An outspoken Afghan female politician survived a suicide attack on her vehicle this morning but three civilian bystanders were killed, a police spokesman said.
Member of parliament Shukria Barakzai is a women's rights advocate and a close ally of new President Ashraf Ghani.
Hashmat Stanekzai, a spokesman for Kabul's police chief, said Barakzai was slightly wounded in the attack but was in good condition.
He said three civilians were killed and more than 10 were wounded.
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