19 July 2017

News Story: Police seize banned chemical in E. Afghan province

KABUL, July 18 (Xinhua) -- Afghan national police personnel seized chemical substance which has been used in making home-made bombs in the eastern province of Nangarhar, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.

"Afghan National Police (ANP) seized 1,400 kg of Ammonium Nitrate, a key component used to make Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), which was placed in a truck carrying goods along Jalalabad-Torkham roadway," the ministry said in a statement.

One suspect was arrested in connection with the case and an investigation was underway, according to the statement.

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