The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a statement said Sunday that the group was looking to carry out terrorist attack in Kabul city.
The statement further added that the group was looking to plant remote-controlled improvised explosive device (IED) in the 7th district of Kabul city and were arrested by security forces before they succeed in their plan.
The detained militants were recognized as Nangialai, Izatullah, Farhad, Enayatullah and Habibullah, interior ministry said, adding that the militants are residents of Wardak province.
Interior ministry in its statement also added that the detained militants have confessed to their crime and are in custody of the security forces for further investigation.
The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.