After a suicide bomber detonated his explosives, a vehicle exploded when rescuers rushed to the scene, said Ahmad Wali Saboori, chief of Kabul's 7th Police District.
As many as 40 people are said to be injured in the ghastly attack.
The Taliban immediately claimed responsibility for the Kabul, Afghanistan suicide attack, the worst the city has seen in many months, in a public statement. The attack took place during rush hour, when staff were leaving the parliament complex.
Dozens of people have been killed in Afghanistan in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in recent weeks.
On the same day as the two attacks, seven people were killed in a Taliban attack on a security unit in the southern province of Helmand.
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"The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attack on Parliamentary buildings in Kabul today that killed at least 38 Afghans and wounded more than 70".
The explosion at the compound of the Kandahar governor would mark the deadliest attack on UAE diplomats in the country's 45-year-old history.
The group said its target was a minibus carrying staff from the National Directorate of Security (NDS), Afghanis- tan's main intelligence agency. According to Wahidullah Majrooh, a spokesman for the Afghan Health Ministry, some 30 people were killed, a number likely to rise, with around 80 suffering various degrees of injury. "We planned this attack for quite some time and the plan was [to] target some senior officers of the intelligence agency".
That incident ended two hours later when all seven attackers, including a suicide auto bomber, were gunned down by Afghan forces.
The incidents come after a period of relative calm in Afghanistan's capital.