The Afghan forces foiled a bomb explosion in the 12th district of Kabul city, the interior ministry said.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the militants had planted an improvised explosive device in Mahbas Square located in the 12th district.

The statement further added that the Taliban militants had planted the bomb to target the ordinary civilians.

However, the interior ministry said the Counter-terrorism Task Force personnel managed to discover and defuse the bomb before noon time today.

The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.


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