‘Mine planter’ busted in Logar pperation, Dec. 22, 2020. [Photo: MoIA/Twitter]

LOGAR, Afghanistan – The Afghan National Police (ANP), in coalition with National Directorate of Security (NDS) arrested one suspect of planting mine across Pul-e-Alam city of Logar province, said the Ministry of Defense in a statement Tuesday.

According to the statement, officials seized at least two bombs from the detainee.

“ANP & NDS operatives arrested a mine planter in Pul-e-Alam City of Logar province,’’ said the MoIA in a tweet. “Two roadside bombs were also seized from the detainee.”

Meanwhile, in a separate operation in Daikundi and Kunduz, the “ANP bomb disposal unit discovered & defused two roadside bombs planted by terrorists” in the provinces.

Taliban did not immediately comment on the incident.


  • Muhammad Arif Sheva holds a B.A degree in Journalism from Int'l Peace Leadership College Rizal, Philippines. Sheva works as an editor and content writer for Khaama Press.