Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Would-be bomber among 3 shot dead in Kandahar

Would-be bomber among 3 shot dead in Kandahar

By
On
May 28, 2012 - 15:01

KANDAHAR CITY (PANinfo-icon): Three Talibaninfo-icon militants, including a would-be suicide attacker, were killed in Mian Nashin district of southern Kandahar province, officials said on Monday.

The militants had planned to attack police patrolling in Zailand and Lowari areas of the district first and then the district chief, but were shot dead before reaching their targets, Javed Faisal, a spokesman for the governor told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Police also recovered arms and explosives that were in their possession, he added.

Meanwhile, police seized 60 kilogrammes explosives in Khakrez district that were planted by militants along a road, Faisal added.

mas/vp

Tags: 

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update