Car bomb blast
The Local Coordination Committees said that the explosion took place due to an explosives-laden bag that went off on the Syrian side of a border crossing. [Representational Image]Reuters

At least 20 people were killed in a car bombing near a NATO base in Afghanistan, a media report said on Monday.

According to sources, the blast occurred on Sunday night in Khost city in a crowded road near the Chapman Camp, which houses the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission forces, Xinhua news agency reported.

"Sixteen wounded people were admitted to Khost city hospitals following Sunday's suicide attack," a health official said.

The toll may further rise, the official added.

However, no foreign military personnel was injured in the blast.