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Would-be suicide bomber detained

Would-be suicide bomber detained

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Mar 19, 2013 - 13:03

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A would-be suicide bomber was detained by security personnel before he could reach his target in the central province of Maidan Wardak, an official said on Tuesday.

The 20-year-old, Fazal Karim, was detained late on Monday in the Milikhel area of Syedabad district, the governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

A former member of the Afghan Local Police Force (ALP), he was arrested in Hamzakhel area after joining the militants along with a machine gun, he said.

Separately, one insurgent was killed and another wounded by their own explosives when they were making a bomb in Nirkh district, he said.

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