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Bomber blows himself up before reaching target in Helmand

Bomber blows himself up before reaching target in Helmand

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Dec 28, 2015 - 11:34

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A would-be suicide bomber was killed before he could reachhis target in the Greshk district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Monday.

Chased by the security personnel, the bomber was blew himself up at around 9am, the Greshk police chief, 1st Lt. Mohammad Ismael Khpalwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

“On the basis of a report, we chased him until he came out of the city. Police asked him to stop but he didn’t. Police fired into the air and the bomber detonated his explosives,” he said.

Security personnel and civilians suffered no casualties in the explosion, the police officer added.A resident of the area, Toryalai,also said only the bomber was killed in the blast.

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