A teenage suicide bomber assigned for a suicide attack by the Taliban group was arrested by the Afghan intelligence operatives from Kabul city.
The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the teen would-be suicide bomber was apprehended during an operation from the 5th police district of the city.
A statement by NDS said the detained bomber has identified as 17-year-old Baharullah who is also known as Omar son of Asadullah.
NDS in its statement further added that the would-be bomber was arrested he manage to carry out a suicide attack in Kabul city.
This comes as the Afghan children have regularly been recruited by the militant groups, the Taliban and the Haqqani network for the terrorist related activities, including suicide attacks.
Madrasas are described as the main recruitment source for the militant groups as poor families in Pakistan and Afghanistan send their sons to such madrassas for free education and lodging.
Earlier, a 12-year-old child assigned for a suicide mission surrendered himself to the security forces in the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
According to the local security officials, the child was recently taken to Jalalabad city from the neighboring Pakistan for the suicide mission.