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12 Haqqani network members held in Khost

12 Haqqani network members held in Khost

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Apr 04, 2014 - 15:00

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) on Friday claimed foiling a possible terrorist attack by arresting a dozen Haqqani networkinfo-icon members in southeastern Khost province.

A statement from the spy service said terrorists on the other side of the Durand Lineinfo-icon had hatched a plan to sabotage the voting process at several polling stations in Khost.

Security officials recovered an explosives-laden coach, a car and five motorbikes from the detainees. In addition, rocket-propelled grenades (RPGs), Kalashnikovs, pistols, hand grenades and other weapons were seized.

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