The Afghan forces defused a remote-controlled bomb in Kabul city earlier today, the Kabul Police Headquarters said.

According to a statement released by Kabul Police, the militants had planted the bomb close to Bot Khak roundabout in the 12th district of the city.

The statement further added that the the police forces defused the bomb with the help of Explosives Ordinance Disposal team of the National Directorate of Security.

Taliban militants and other groups often use improvised explosive devices as the weapon of their choice to target the security personnel and government officials.

However, such attacks normally inflict casualties on ordinary civilians.

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