Authorities in Afghanistan say a suicide car bomb has exploded in the capital Kabul, killing four people and wounding 85 others.

Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Mohammad Ayuob Salangi said the bomb exploded near a government compound.

Dr. Fida Mohammad in the emergency unit of Ibnisina Hospital said early Friday that the injured include 15 children and 20 women. He said most of the injuries were caused by flying glass.