Afghan Police Officers Thwart Attack in Kabul

15 Oct 2017

KABUL, Afghanistan — NATO Resolute Support Mission praises the Afghan National Police for stopping what could have been a major attack here. 

Late last night, police detained a truck which was being driven suspiciously. The investigation by the ANP revealed a significant amount of components for an improvised explosive device including rockets. Police officers effectively subdued and detained three men and prevented a significant vehicle born incendiary explosion. 

"Resolute Support offers its highest praise to the Afghan National Police for interdicting this truck bomb,” said General John Nicholson, commander, Resolute Support. "Those who seek to do harm to innocent Afghan civilians, cannot win.”

Resolute Support proudly stands with the Afghan National Police and all Afghan National Defense and Security Forces in protecting Afghanistan.


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