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Spy agency claims thwarting terror plot in Kabul

Spy agency claims thwarting terror plot in Kabul

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Feb 04, 2015 - 14:10

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) on Wednesday claimed thwarting a terrorist bid in Kabul by detaining two suspects.

A statement from the spy service said the alleged terrorists planned to stage attacks in Kabul. Hijratullah and Saiful Islam are residents of the Shamshatu refugee camp in Pakistaninfo-icon’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

An explosives-rigged motorbike was recovered from them in the 17th police district, said the statement. “The detainees have confessed to being trained on making roadside mines and suicide vests by Maulviinfo-icon Roohullah, a Talibaninfo-icon commander.”

The statement said the pair was planning to carry out attacks on security personnel in the Pul-i-Charkhi area in 9th police district of Kabul.

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