The blast targeted Wazir Akber Khan Mosque in Kabul when worshipers had gathered for evening prayers, according to Afghan's interior ministry official.
All those killed in the suicide attack were Afghan civilians, and the nationalities of the four foreigners wounded were not yet confirmed.
Though the city's air quality index is crossing alarming levels, comparable with cities like Delhi, and harming public health like never before, the issue remains buried under the usual war talk.
Dozens of blast walls have gone up along Kabul's streets over the years against a rising tide of violence. And it is on many of these grey slabs, the ArtLords have their say.
Officials said there were as many as four attackers and at least two of them have been killed. The Intercontinental Hotel is one of two main luxury hotels in Kabul and is used for events including conferences attended by government officials.
The attack targeted the Afghan capital's 'Green Zone'. Its most recent since a massive truck bomb ripped through the area on May 31.
Daesh gunmen yesterday went through the 400-bed hospital, shooting doctors, patients and visitors.
At least 22 people died when the attacker blew himself up in a Supreme Court car park in Kabul.
At least 20 people have been killed in the blast in the centre of Kabul, according to the health ministry. As yet, there has been no claim of responsibility.
The unidentified gunman, who was later killed, opened fire while the Americans were at the gate of an Afghan military ammunition supply depot near Camp Moreshead outside Kabul.
Kabul police chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said seven students, three policemen and two security guards were killed in the attack.
Afghan Interior Ministry says death toll from Tuesday's major attack in Kabul has reached 64 and number of wounded has climbed to 347
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