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NDS Thwarts Massive Attack Plot in Kabul City

(Last Updated On: July 30, 2017)

Afghan intelligence operatives have seized a truck carrying 2,500 kilograms of explosives outside Kabul City, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement Wednesday.

The Taliban insurgents had skillfully placed the explosives inside 50 bags in Hino type of truck, before being discovered in Chahar Asiab district of Kabul,  the statement said.

The statement added that the insurgents were planning to carry out a massive bombing in Kabul City by transporting the vehicle with explosives into the City.

According to NDS, the plotter of the attack identified as Nasrullah was also responsible for the suicide attacks in neighboring Logar province.

The statement, however, did not provide details if he was arrested.

By Shakib Mahmud 

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