The latest news on a suicide attack in the Afghan capital targeting a NATO convoy on the Kabul airport road, near the U.S. Embassy.

2:30 pm. (1000 GMT)

The chief health official for Kabul hospitals says 19 people have been wounded in the suicide blast in Kabul.

Kabir Amiri says the wounded include four children and three women.

The attack took place near the U.S. Embassy, during early afternoon prayers. Embassy spokeswoman Heather Easton said all embassy personnel were accounted for.

NATO spokesman US Army Col. Brian Tribus says "no coalition casualties were caused by the attack."

An eyewitness, Ahmad Farhad, says he saw a car ram into "the convoy of foreign forces." He says vehicles were damaged and there were wounded everywhere, with "no one to help them."