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Would-be bomber among 7 killed in Nangarhar

Would-be bomber among 7 killed in Nangarhar

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Dec 23, 2014 - 11:43

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A would-be suicide bomber was among seven militants killed during separate incidents in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.

Police spokesman Maj. Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place a number of Talibaninfo-icon including some commanders were killed when the bomb they were making exploded prematurely in Pachiragam district.

A would-be suicide bomber was killed by police in Khogyani district of the province in the morning, Mashraqiwal said. The attacker was driving an explosives-laden Mazda and planned to target a post of Afghan Local Police (ALP).

Hut he was gunned down by police before he could reach his target. Mohammad Takal, a local resident, confirmed the rebel was killed and the area cordoned off by police for a while.

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