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Would-be suicide bomber held in Kunduz

Would-be suicide bomber held in Kunduz

Dec 26, 2014 - 11:58

KUNDUZ (Pajhwok): Security officials in northern Kunduz province claimed arresting a would-be suicide bomber who was planning to attack the Kabulinfo-icon Bank branch in the province, provincial police chief said.

Brig. Gen. Abdul Saboor Nasrati told Pajhwok Afghan News that Mohammad Nasir 18 was gone to Pakistaninfo-icon to get religious educationinfo-icon. In Pakistan, Nasir was given training in suicide attack instead.

The detained bomber, he said belonged to Imaminfo-icon Sahib district and was tasked to blow up Kabul Bank branch in Kunduz.

The man, he said was being interrogated to divulge more information. “My parent sent me to get religious education in Pakistan but there I was given training in suicide bombing,” Nasir recalled.

He said he went through eight months intensive training in suicide bombing. He said he was now repentant what he was planning and demanded the government to pardon him.



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