The Afghan security forces have discovered a munitions cache in Kabul city and confiscated dozens of small and heavy firearms.

The Ministry of Interior in a statement said the cache was discovered during an operation which was conducted based on an intelligence tip off.

The statement further added that the cache included four boxes of PKM machine gun munitions rounds, three boxes of Ak-47 munitions rounds, 3 boxes of RPG rockets, one box of grenades, and an Ak-47 rifle.

The cache was discovered from a residential house located in the the vicinity of the 10th police district of the city, MoI said.

No suspect has been arrested so far but the police forces have launched investigations in this regard, the statement by MoI added.

This comes as the security forces have stepped up efforts to suppress the criminal gangs and anti-government armed elements in capital Kabul during the recent weeks.