According to local authorities in northern Afghanistan, more than 2 tons of explosives and around 20 weapons were discovered and seized in  northern Baghlan province.

Provincial Police Chief Gen. Asadullah Shirzad on Monday said, the weapons, ammunitions and explosives were seized by counter-terrorism department of the Baghlan security commandment during the past from various regions of the northern Baghlan province.

Gen. Shirzad further added, the explosives and ammunitions include mortar rounds, improvised explosive devices, hand grenades, artillery rounds and remote controlled mines which were seized from Khenjan, Dushi, central Baghlan and Nahrin districts of northern Baghlan province.

He also said no suspect has been detained in connection to the arms and weapons cache and Afghan security forces have launched search operation.

In the meantime provincial officials announced Afghan security forces discovered a vehicle in the 3rd district of Baghlan province, which was stolen by thieves in northern Mazar-e-Sharif city.

Author: Ajmal Omeri, Baghlan province.