The Kabul Police foiled a bid to kidnap a pilot of the Afghan Air Force and arrested two people in connection with the abduction bid, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.

According to a statement released by MoI, the police forces arrested the suspects during a raid which they conducted in the 10th district of Kabul city.

The statement further added that the two suspects attempted to abduct the Air Force pilot from the 3rd district of the city on Tuesday evening.

However, the interior ministry said the suspects failed to kidnap the pilot and escaped from the area but the police forces later arrested the duo from 10th district of the city.

The Ministry of Interior also added that the police forces confiscated a Hummer vehicle, an Ak-47 assault rifle, 3 ammunition magazines of Ak-47 and some alcoholic beverages.

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