The attack on Wednesday morning was one of the deadliest in Kabul in recent years.
At least 11 U.S. citizens assigned to the USA embassy as contractors were injured in the blast in Kabul, according to United States officials.
Buildings hundreds of metres away from the explosion were damaged with windows and doors blown off their hinges.
The Associated Press reports, "The Afghan interior ministry says 64 people were killed and as many as 320 were wounded". USA troops in Afghanistan number about 8,400 today, and there are another 5,000 from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, who also mainly serve in an advisory capacity - a far cry from the U.S. presence of more than 100,000 six years ago.
It added the Pakistan government extends its full support and expresses sympathies as well as deepest condolences to the people of Afghanistan and its government.
According to a statement from the police chief in Kabul, the bomb consisted of a tanker truck packed with explosives. The German Embassy, the Foreign Ministry and the Presidential Palace are all in the area, as are the British and the Canadian embassies.
"There are several other important compounds and offices near there too", he toldReuters.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
September 14, 2015- More than 350 inmates escape after an attack by Taliban insurgents on the main prison in eastern Ghazni province.
The German Foreign Ministry said German embassy workers were wounded in the blast, and that an Afghan security official who had been protecting the building was killed.
America's top diplomat in Kabul, Special Chargé d'Affaires Hugo Llorens said the "horrific and shameful attack demonstrates these terrorists' complete disregard for human life and their nihilistic opposition to the dream of a peaceful future for Afghanistan".
But some have protested against the deportation of Afghans. Four BBC journalists were wounded but their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
Death toll rises to at least 90, with another 400 people injured.
Shortly after the explosion, all roads in Wazir Akbar Khan were blocked off by Afghan security forces and helicopters were deployed over the neighborhood.
"Frantic relatives were mobbing casualty lists and the arriving ambulances looking for news". His head wound had been bandaged but blood still soaked his white dress shirt. "It showed me that we won't give up", said Hashimy.
Wednesday's attack underscored that Ramadan, which began at the weekend, would provide little respite from the violence across Afghanistan.
Attacks of this kind "tend to be signs of weakness" because forces that are not winning on the battlefield can easily build a vehicle bomb and drive it into a city center, he said.
India and Pakistan condemned the blast.
India has strongly deplored the heinous and reprehensible terrorist attack in Kabul today.
The Taliban have been stepping up their push to defeat the US -backed government. The NATO statement, which praised the "courage" of Afghan forces, slammed the attack as "barbaric".
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