The Special Forces of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) foiled suicide attacks planned for Eid days in Kabul and Nangarhar.
The Nangarhar governor Shah Mahmood Mia Khel told reporters that the NDS Special Forces confiscated six suicide bombing vests and some other military kits during an operation.
Mia Khel further added that the militant groups wanted to use the suicide bombing vests to execute attacks in Kabul and Nangarhar provinces.
Furthermore, Mia Khel said the militants wanted to carry out the attacks during the Eid days and Independence Day celebrations.
He also added that the attacks could inflict casualties on hundreds of people had the NDS Special Forces not thwarted the attacks.