The Afghanistan National Directorate for Security has foiled a terrorist attack plan on Herat-Kabul flight on Friday, an official source confirmed.

According to a statement issued by NDS, they have seized a man at the Herat airport who wanted to execute an explosion during the Herat-Kabul flight.

The NDS and National Police officers detained a man who had placed explosives including RDX explosives, chemicals, and a hand grenade inside a musical instrument, pretending him to be a musician, the statement said.

The suspect named Sayed Edresullah Parviz is a 33-year-old Afghan man who was born in Logar province of Afghanistan. He was one of the passengers of the Herat-Kabul flight for Friday morning.

No details about his relationship with the terrorist networks available yet.

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