At least three suspects including two Pakistani nationals were arrested during a patrol of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in capital Kabul.

The 111 Division of the Afghan National Army in a statement said the suspects were held from Hot Khel district of Kabul during an operation of the Quick Reaction Forces of the 6th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 111th Division of the Afghan National Army Forces.

The statement further adds that one of the suspects is the original resident of Surkh Rod district of Nangarhar while two others are the residents of Peshawar city of Pakistan.

According to the 111th Division, the Afghan forces have also discovered two kilograms of Ammonium Nitrate and C4 potent explosives from the detained individuals.

The Afghan armed forces have also confiscated 177,790 Afghans, 1230 Pakistani Rupees, 5 mobile sets, 2 Pakistani passports, 6 SIM Cards, and other type of explosives, the statement added.

According to the 111th division of the Afghan National Army, the detained individuals are in custody of the security forces for further investigations.

This comes as the anti-government armed militants are attempting to carry out large scale attacks in Kabul city and other key cities and provinces of the country during the recent months.


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