4 would-be suicide bombers detained
FAIZABAD (PAN): Three fighters were killed and four suicide bombers detained during an operation in northeastern Badakhshan province, the governor’s spokesman said on Thursday.
Abdul Maroof Rasikh said the rebels were killed during an operation against Taliban commander Khairullah in the Batash area on the outskirts of Faizabad, the capital of Badakhshan provincial.
While confirming the offensive, the provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Imamuddin Motmain, said the would-be bombers were arrested as a result of a raid on a house in Kishim district.
He added three suicide vests, a machinegun, two rocket launchers and some explosives were recovered from the insurgents, who wanted to attack the police headquarters in Faizabad.
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