Would-be suicide bomber arrested in Kabul
KABUL (Pajhwok): A would-be suicide bomber, allegedly planning to attack a hotel in capital Kabul, has been detained, the spy service said Saturday.
A statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDS) received by Pajhwok Afghan News identified the alleged bomber as Khalid aka Sohail.
Linked to the Haqqani Network, the bomber wanted to attack one of the hotels in Kabul City with two bombs controlled by mobile telephones, the NDS statement said.
The would-be bomber was arrested by intelligence forces before reaching his target, the statement added, but did not mention the time and location of his arrest.
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