The Afghan security forces have thwarted militants bid to carry out a rocket attack on Kabl city, the security authorities said late on Sunday.

The Kabul Police Commandment confirmed that the police forces have foiled a rocket attack on Kabul city.

According to a statement released by Kabul Police Commandment, the police forces discovered a BM-1 rocket from the vicinity of the 9th police district of the city at around 6:32am local time.

The statement further added that the rocket was discovered in Dasht Padola area and was defused by the Explosives Ordnance Disposal team of police.

The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban militants have not commented regarding the report so far.

This comes as the armed militants are attempting to carry out attacks in key cities and provinces of the country during the recent months.