Tight security measures have been taken in capital Kabul for the celebration of Eid al-Adha, known as Feast of the Sacrifice or Greater Eid which begins on Thursday.
Abdul Rahman Rahimi, Kabul Police Chief told a press conference late on Monday that special security arrangements have been made in public gathering places as well as mosques where Eid prayers would be offered.
Later in the evening, Rahimi showed a motorcycle to reporters which was made ready for explosion close to Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul city.
The explosive materials were hidden under its seat and connected with a cell phone for detonation but police foiled the plot.
Rahimi urged people to assist security forces in security and let them know if they experience anything suspicious.