According to local security officials, the two suicide bombers were arrested along with suicide bombing vests from Asadbad district.
Provincial police chief, Gen. Abdul Habib Syed Khel said the two bombers were looking to carry out attack in Jalalabad city.
Syed Khel further added the two suicide bombers were traced by intelligence operatives while they were on their way to Jalalabad city.
According to Syed Khel the two suicide bombers were originally residents of Khogyani district of Nangarhar province.
The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.