Officials in interior affairs ministry of Afghanistan on Friday announced Afghan security forces arrested at least five suspected suicide bombers including a woman in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
The suicide bombers were reportedly looking to carry out attack in Kabul city and were arrested by security forces on Thursday.
Interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqi speaking during a press conference said, the suicide bombers were looking to carry out attacks on two government institutions in Kabul city during Mujahid victory day which is scheduled to be celebrated by next week.
Mr. Sediqi further added the suicide bombers were trained in Pakistan’s tribal region of Khyber near the Afghan border.
He said Afghan security forces had received intelligence information regarding the suspected suicide bombers two months back before they enter the Afghan soil.
According to Sediq Sediqi, Afghan security forces discovered and seized at least four suicide bombing vests along with some other explosives and the suicide bombers have confessed that they were sent by Haqqani Network to carry out attacks in Kabul city.