A vehicle fully loaded with explosive materials seized by ANA in Laghman, Dec. 24, 2020 [Photo: MoD/Twitter]

LAGHMAN, Afghanistan – The Afghan National Army (ANA) discovered a vehicle fully loaded with explosive materials during an operation in Laghman province, said the Ministry of Defense in a statement Thursday.  

“A car loaded with explosive materials was seized by #ANA in Laghman province last night,” said the MoD in a tweet.

According to the statement, the explosives materials were planned to be transformed in to various kind of explosives, targeting civilians and security forces across the country.  

“The explosive materials were going to be used in making bombs and IEDs for #Taliban‘s terrorist activities,” the tweet added.

Taliban did not comment on the incident immediately.


  • 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.