The anti-government armed militants destroyed a transmission tower in capital Kabul and disrupted the supply of electricity to the capital.

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat, the state utility firm, in a statement said the militants destroyed the transmission line in Mir Bacha Kot area at around 8:45 pm local time.

The statement further added that the militants destroyed the transmission tower which was used to supply 220kV of electricity to Kabul.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented regarding the incident so far.

This comes as the anti-government armed militants had earlier destroyed a transmission tower in northern Baghlan province few days ago which halted the supply of electricity to Kabul and some other provinces.

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