Hameed Saighani, a former employee for Ariana News, was killed in Saturday's explosion in western Kabul city.
Hujatullah Mujadadi, a member of the Afghanistan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA), said Saighani was a former employee of Ariana News in Kabul.
“Saighani was killed in today’s explosion in the Mahtab Qala area in Dasht-e-Barchi,” he told to TOLOnews.
Officials have confirmed that one civilian was killed, and two others were wounded in an explosion in a transport vehicle.
The Islamic Emirate spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid, said the explosion reportedly was caused by a transport vehicle that caught fire. He said an investigation has been started into the incident.