The National Directorate of Security (NDS) – Afghanistan’s spy agency has thwarted a deadly suicide attack by killing the attacker before reaching to the destination in Kandahar city.
According to a statement released by the Afghan intelligence agency a terrorist with explosive device on his body wanted to target security personnel in the 5th district of Kandahar city near to police HQ was identified and was killed by NDS members before reaching the target.
The incident occurred Wednesday around 11:00 am local time, the statement added.
No insurgent group including the Taliban has not made any comment yet.
Kandahar, a former stronghold of Taliban militants, has been the scene of militancy over the past few years between the Taliban and Afghan government forces.