AT-KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said Monday that it thwarted a terror plot in Kunar province.
Intelligence operatives arrested a would-be suicide bomber in Asadabad city, the provincial capital, it said in a statement.
The would-be bomber was named Hafizur Rahman, who planned to conduct suicide attack in a crowded area in Asadabad city.
The detained indict during primary investigation confessed that he had received military training by Panjabi insurgents in Peshawar of Pakistan.
In a separate operation NDS forces discovered and confiscated thousands of explosive wicks placed in a Dayna vehicle in Soki district of Kunar province.