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Man detained with suicide vest in Badghis

Man detained with suicide vest in Badghis

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Mar 30, 2011 - 13:32

QALA-I-NAW (PANinfo-icon): A suspected bomber was detained on Wednesday with a suicide vest in the northwestern province of Badghis, officials said on Wednesday.

The suspect was arrested in Sang-i-Atash area of Maqur district, the district chief, Mohammad Shahd Hanzala, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The bomber wanted to attack a government department in Qala-i-Naw city, but was detained by soldiers of the Afghan National Army and police from a hotel in the district, he said.

They were interrogating the detainee and it would be clear later with which party he had links, he said.

The bomber was taken by security personnel to police headquarters, head of governor's office, Sharafuddin, said.

The man was detained as a result of an intelligence report, he said.

"Security personnel surrounded the hotel and detained the man with a suicide vest," a resident of the area, Muenuddin, 40, said.

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