Three terrorist networks have been busted during the operations of the Afghan Intelligence (National Directorate of Security) forces in southern Kandahar province.

The provincial government media office in a statement said the terrorist networks were busted during the operations which were conducted over the past one week.

The statement further added that the terrorist networks comprised of 30 militants who were all arrested by the intelligence operatives.

The detained militants were involved in major destructive activities including explosions, suicide bombings, and armed attacks, the provincial government added in its statement.

According to the governor’s office, the militants were conducting attacks in Kandahar city and other districts of Kandahar province, mainly targeting security compounds, security check posts, and logistics convoys.  

This comes as the anti-government armed elements have been attempting to destabilize Kandahar province where the security situation had improved comparatively during the recent years.