Kandahar media office says insurgents planned to carry out massive attacks in Kanhdar but there plans have been blocked.
Five insurgents were arrested in connection with the explosives in Sozikar area of Dand district.
According to Kandahar Media Center, Muhibullah a Taliban commander is among the five arrested.
Kandahar Media Center adds that in another action police seized 45 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Maiwand district of the province.
Kandahar is amongst the province where Taliban insurgents have strong presence.