Plot to attack Nangarhar governor foiled: NDS
Intelligence agents had detained a four-member group of bombers with explosives, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said.
The men, who had skillfully concealed the explosives in computers and mobile phone sets, plotted to assassinate Governor Attaullah Ludin, a statement from NDS said.
According to the intelligence agency, Taliban commander Qari Suleman had sent the explosives for a terrorist strike in Nangarhar.
But Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the governor’s spokesman, said he was unaware of the arrests. No security organ had so far provided them with information in this regard, he added.
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