The explosion occurred at the entrance gate of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) on Monday at around 01:00 p.m. local time.
Kabul Police Chief spokesman told Ariana News reporter Ali Asghari that 31 people were wounded in the suicide bombing.
The MRRD spokesman, meanwhile, said that 13 people were killed in the attack, adding that all of them were the low-ranking employees of the ministry.
An eyewitness told Ariana News that the blast happened as the employees were leaving the ministry’s building.
No group including the Taliban has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.