The Afghan president condemned the incident and said the attack was inhumane and unforgiveable.
Ghani Condemns Supreme Court Suicide Bombing In Kabul
President Ashraf Ghani has condemned Tuesday afternoon’s suicide bombing in Kabul that claimed the lives of 20 people.
The incident took place outside the Supreme Court when a suicide bomber detonated explosives in the car park.
In a statement issued by the presidential palace, Ghani said the attack was inhumane and an unforgiveable attack.
He said: “By this act the enemies of the Afghan people once again showed their enmity towards the people.”
Ghani also sent his condolences to the victim’s families and wished the wounded a swift recovery.
CEO Abdullah Abdullah also condemned the incident. Writing on his twitter account he said: "I condole with the families of the victims in today's terrorist attack in #Kabul. The blood of our people isn't cheap & wont be wasted."
The incident happened in the Macroryan area in Kabul at about 15:45 as Supreme Court staff were leaving work for the day.
Officials confirmed that in addition to the 20 killed, over 40 people were also wounded.
Officials have also confirmed that a number of wounded are in critical condition and have been taken to the Kabul Emergency Hospital.