According to a press release released by provincial governor media office in southern Kandahar province, Afghan border protection police forces seized around 5,000 improvised explosive device from Shorabak district in this province.

The source further added, the explosives were loaded on two vehicles and were seized following an ambush by Afghan border protection police forces at Zala in Shorabak district.

Afghan security forces also seized 2,000 kilograms of explosives which were loaded on the two vehicles, the statement added.

Kandahar provincial governor media office following the press release also added, the drivers of the two vehicles were killed following armed clashes withe the Afghan border protection police forces.

Shorabak district is considered to be one of the volatile regions which is located in south-western region of Kandahar province and is bordering the neighboring Pakistan. Militants are frequently going to Pakistan and coming to Afghanistan from this district.

Anti-government armed militant groups yet to comment regarding the report.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.