The Afghan police forces thwarted militants bid to detonate an improvised explosive device in Kabul city.

The Kabul Police Headquarters said in a statement that the police forces discovered and defused an improvised explosive device in Company area of the city.

The statement further added that the police forces defused the bomb at around 8:15 pm local time on Tuesday.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented in this regard so far.

This comes as numerous incidents involving IED and magnetic bomb explosions have taken place in the West of Kabul city during the recent weeks.

A magnetic bomb explosion recently killed the commercial director of the Afghan Telecom Company in West of Kabul.

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