20 feared dead following Afghan Supreme Court blast

The Ministry of Health, which reported the casualty numbers, said the figure was expected to rise.

FILE: A Nato soldier points a weapon towards an Afghan man following a suicide car bomb attack that targeted foreign military vehicles in the Afghan capital Kabul on 30 June 2015. Picture: AFP.

KABUL – At least 20 people are feared dead following a suicide blast outside Afghanistan's Supreme Court.

More than 30 others were wounded in yesterday’s blast.

An apparent suicide bomber targeted Supreme Court employees leaving their offices at the end of the working day, police at the scene said.

The Ministry of Health, which reported the casualty numbers, said the figure was expected to rise.

Reuters witnesses reported blood stains on the street and numerous ambulances leaving the area.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.