Breaking News: 5,000 kg of explosives were seized and destroyed in Samangan

Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) has issued a newsletter announcing the discovery and destruction of 5,000 kilograms of explosives in Samangan province. “The Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) forces were able to recover and destroy 5,000 Taliban explosives used in the construction of self-propelled mines and barrels during targeted operations,” the agency said in a news release.

The material was transport in a Mazda-type vehicle, and the Taliban were to use them to build suicide bombers vests, roadside bombs in the provinces of Samangan, Baghlan, and Kunduz. NDS special forces were able to seize this material in the Hazrat Sultan district of Samangan. After discovering this material, all of them were destroyed during this operation. According to the newsletter, an individual was arrested by the National Security Forces in connection with the shipment of these materials.