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Explosives-laden car chased, seized in Helmand

Explosives-laden car chased, seized in Helmand

Jan 29, 2016 - 16:10

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Police seized an explosives-land car in southern Helmand province on Friday, but the driver had managed to flee, officials said.

Police on Friday morning chased a suspicious car and captured it in Wali Karam Hadeera area of Lashkargah, the provincial capital, deputy police chief Col. Almas Khan told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The driver wearing a suicide vest escaped from the scene, but security forces were trying to capture him, he said. The explosives were defused and 300 kilograms of drugs were also recovered from the car.

Counter terrorism department manager Col. Karim said militants were under pressure from security forces and thus trying to carry out blasts, but security forces were fully ready to prevent such attacks.

The Talibaninfo-icon have so far issued no comment regarding the seizure of the car.


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