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Officials Seize Explosive-Laden Car, Nab Suspect

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Arif Ahmadi
Arif Ahmadi
Arif Ahmadi holds a B.A. degree in Journalism. He works as an Editor & Content Writer for Khaama Press.
Security officials seize an explosive-laden car during an operation in Kandahar city, Dec. 8, 2020. [Photo: MoIA/Twitter]

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – The Counter Narcotic Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) has seized an explosive-laden vehicle, after carrying an operation in Police District 3 (PD3) of Kandahar city, said the Ministry of Interior Affairs in a statement Tuesday.

At least one suspect has been arrested in the case.

“CNPA discovered & seized an explosives-laden vehicle in PD#3, Kandahar City of Kandahar province,” said the MoIA in a tweet.

According to the statement, at least 2,000 rounds of PK machine gun, including a huge number of rockets and grenades, were loaded in the vehicle.

“The vehicle was carrying 2,000 rounds of PK machine gun, 50 RPG-7 rocket propelled grenade warheads & 17,960 light rounds,” the tweet added. “The driver was arrested in connection with the case.”

The came at a time the Afghan National Defense Security Forces (ANDSF) carried multiple operations throughout the province, foiling a number of attempted attacks by the Taliban insurgents since Monday.

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