1 suicide bomber dead, 3 detained in Ghazni
GHZANI CITY (Pajhwok): Police on Saturday claimed killing one suicide bomber and arresting three would-be bombers in southern Ghazni province.
Brig. Gen. Zarrawar Zahid, provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that police shot dead one suicide attacker and detained three of his colleagues during security operation in Asfandi locality close to Ghazni City, the provincial capital.
The detained would-be bombers were being interrogated, he said, adding that the suicide attackers had plans to carryout coordinated attacks on a number of government buildings in Ghazni City.
Shafiq Nang, the governor’s spokesman, confirmed killing of one bomber and detaining of three others. He said civilians remained unhurt during the anti-militants offensive.
Nang lauded police force of the province by thwarting a big sabotage attack. However, Taliban have not yet spoken on the arrest of rebels.
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