Bid to smuggle fertiliser used in bombs to Afghanistan foiled
Kabul has banned the fertiliser that is used by the Taliban in making explosive devices. Following a spike in bomb attacks, ex-president Hamid Karzai banned the use of the fertiliser.
A Pakistani newspaper reported 375 bags of Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) were recovered at the Torkham border from a truck carrying cement to Afghanistan.
Stuffed inside cement bags, the DAP sacks were recovered during a search at the border, The Express Tribune reported. The driver, a resident of Nangarhar province, was taken into custody and sent to the Landikotal lockup.
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