The Afghan forces thwarted a deadly plot by anti-government armed militants to target the university students in northern Baghlan province.
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the security forces discovered and defused an improvised explosive which the militants had planted close to Baghlan University.
The statement further added that the militants had planted the bomb close to the entrance gate of Baghlan University in Pul-e Khumri city.
Furthermore, the interior ministry said the explosion could inflict heavy casualties on university students hadn’t the police forces thwarted the attack plot.
Source: KHAAMA Press