At least 11 suspected militants were arrested for coordinating suicide attacks in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan.
The Afghan intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) said Saturday that the suspects were operating in various parts of Kandahar city.
NDS following statement said the suspected militants were arrested along with a suicide bombing vest, 2 PK machine guns, 3 AK047 rifles, 2 pistols, 50 kg of explosives, 20 remote controls and 3 motorcycles.
The statement further added that the militants were arrested in close cooperation with the local residents of 9th district of Kandahar city.
The detained militants have confessed that they were trained on how to carry out terrorists attacks in Quetta and Chaman city of Pakistan, the statement by NDS added.
NDS officials also said that the suspects were looking to carry out terrorist attacks during the campaigns for the second round of election.