kiledAfghan National Police have killed a would-be suicide bomber before reaching his target in southern Zabul province.

A statement issued Wednesday morning by the Ministry of Interior states that Afghan National Police conducted a raid in Loy Shor area of Shinki District last evening.

According to the statement police killed the would-be suicide bomber during the raid who had planned to carry out a suicide attack.

The raid was conducted based on intelligence information during which a pistol and four hand grenades were also confiscated by police, the statement adds.