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    Would-be bomber dies in police custody (Video)

    PARWAN, Oct 24, 2011: A would-be suicide attacker, seeking to detonate his explosives near Interior Minister Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi, was arrested in central Parwan province on Sunday, an official said.

    The minister was on his way to central Panjsher province when the man attempted to attack him in Syedkhel district in the afternoon, Parwan Governor Abdul Basir Salangi told reporters.

    As soon as the attacker came out from beneath a bridge, ministerial guards asked him to stop, the governor said. As he continued walking to toward Mohammadi, the guards shot him injured.

    PAJHWOK/ Farid Tanha