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Afghan intelligence foils series of attacks in Kabul city

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Khaama Press
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attacks foiled in KabulThe Afghan Intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) foiled a series of coordinated attack plots in Kabul city.

NDS officials said Friday that the militant groups were looking to carry out numerous attacks through vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) in various parts of the city.

The officials further added at least 16 suspected militants were arrested in connection to the attack plots during special military operations conducted by Afghan intelligence operatives.

According to NDS, the following attack plots were foiled during the week in Kabul city:

1. Suicide attack in Pul-e-Charkhi area of Kabul city where a would-be bomber identified as Islamuddin was arrested.

2. VBIED attack in Kabul city where a suspect was arrested along with a motor bomb from Jaghatoo district of the neighborig Wardak province.

3. Two suspects were arrested along with 450 kg of explosives from the 7th police district of Kabul city. The suspects identified as Noor-ul-Hussain and Mohammad Qaba were looking to carry out attack in the city using the explosives.

4. Seven suspects arrested in connection to terrorist attack plots from the 5th and 7th police districts of Kabul city. The suspects were identified as Abdul Ghafar, Stanikzai, Ghami, Khayal, Khalil, Abdul Haq and Ikram.

5. A weapons and explosive depot belonging to Haqqani Network was discovered in neighboring Wardak province. Militants were looking to use the weapons and explosives for attacks in Kabul city.

6. Another suspect was arrested along with three magnetic bombs from Kabul city.

7. Four suspects were arrested from the 7th police district in connection to an attack on Afghan army commando forces vehicle. The suspects were identified as Faqir Shah, Muqadas, Muhibullah and Mirwais.

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

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