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Would-be suicide bomber held in Farah

Security & Crime

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Would-be suicide bomber held in Farah

Jun 04, 2012 - 12:41

FARAH CITY (PANinfo-icon): Security personnel nabbed a would-be motorcycle suicide bomber in the western province of Farah, officials said Monday.

The bomber from Khak Safed district was captured late on Sunday evening with an explosives-laden motorcycle in Farah City, the governor’s spokesman said.

Naqibullah Farahi told Pajhwok Afghan News the detainee was planning a suicide attack in the 3rd police district of the provincial capital.

“A day earlier, we received a report that a suicide bomber has entered the city, so police were searching for him and finally caught him,” said deputy police chief Mohammad Ghaus Malyar.

Meanwhile, 600 bottles of foreign-made alcohol, 100 litres of banned beverages made in Afghanistaninfo-icon, heroin and pistols were unearthed in the 3rd police district, added Malyar. Suspected traffickers had hidden the drugs and arms in a depot, but no one has been detained so far.





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