Security Forces avoided from an explosion of a car bomb in Kandahar
Reporter: Q Lashkari
Local sources in Kandahar province said security forces prevented a major bombing attack on the National Directorate of Security in Kandahar. one person has been arrested by the national security of Kandahar and further investigation is ongoing, Bahir Ahmad the Spokesman of Kandahar governor said. The government’s armed opposition, at around 10:30 PM last night, was planning to launch an explosives-powered Mazda vehicle targeting the National Directorate of Security (NDS) whose car bombs had been discovered before reaching the target by the National Security Forces and the ANP. After six and a half hours, these forces were defused.
It should be noted that this bomber vehicle was discovered from the (Kotel Shorundum) area of the Kandahar Peninsula’s fifth district. The Kandahar governor’s spokesman added that one person who was remotely controlling the car bomber was arrested by security forces and further investigations are underway.