February 07, 2018

Man arrested with 160 kg of explosives in Kunar

By Khaama Press - Sun Sep 06 2015, 3:49 pm

NDSThe National Directorate of Security (NDS) – Afghanistan’s intelligence agency has arrested with 160 kilograms of explosive materials in his vehicle in eastern Kunar province.

A statement issued by NDS on Sunday states that the explosive materials were concealed in a ‘Suzuki’ vehicle and were brought from across the border.

NDS statement adds that Jahanzib was arrested while driving the truck to deliver these materials to Manogai District for making roadside and magnetic bombs.

NDS has also released a video with the statement purportedly showing the arrested man ‘Jahanzib’.

“My name is Jahanziib, my father’s name is Shah Mahmood, I am a resident of Asmar District,” he said. “These explosive materials were handed over to me in Shelton by Khan, who told me to deliver the materials to Nangalam, on the bridge a man will be waiting for you, you have to give them hand over to that man.”

This comes as Kunar province is witnessing severe insecurity these days.

Hundreds of insurgents attacked several security posts in Manogai and Chapa Dara districts on yesterday.

During the clash, a rocket fired by Taliban landed on a house in Chapa Dara district leaving a woman and three of her children dead.

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  1. The afghan army should ask the driver to set on the explosive material and then detonate it.

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