Afghan Police Seize Explosive Laden Truck in Kabul – Reports
REUTERS/ Mohammad IsmailMiddle East09:41 15.10.2017(updated 09:53 15.10.2017) Get short URL
The TOLO broadcaster has reported that the Afghan police seized a truck loaded with explosives in country’s capital of Kabul.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The broadcaster added, citing Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry that the man who was driving the vehicle was arrested.
The truck was loaded with heavy explosives and two rockets, the broadcaster added.
When the driver reportedly ignored police orders to stop at a checkpoint on Saturday night, the officers opened fire wounding the man and arrested the potential attacker.
Afghanistan has long been suffering from an unstable political, social and security situation due to the activity of various terrorist groups. The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces, supported by the US-led coalition, are currently conducting joint offensive operations to combat terrorism across the country.