The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), said the intelligence operatives arrested a would be suicide bomber before he manage to carry out a suicide attack using a motorcycle packed with explosives.
NDS further added that the bomber has been identified as Mohammad Khan son of Omar Khan.
The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far.
This comes as the Afghan intelligence operatives thwarted a coordinated suicide attack plot by the Taliban militants group in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan, NDS said Monday.
NDS further added that a group of three terrorists belonging to Taliban group were arrested before they manage to carry the attack in Mehtarlam city, the provincial capital of Laghman.
According to a statement by NDS, the group was looking to carry out the attack by initially detonating a rickshaw packed with explosives and a magnetic bomb.
The statement further added that the detained individuals have been identified as Bilal, Zikrullah, and Ferdows.