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Taliban gun down would-be suicide bomber in Nangarhar

Taliban gun down would-be suicide bomber in Nangarhar

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Feb 23, 2016 - 13:04

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Talibaninfo-icon have killed a would-be suicide bomber from the Islamic State (IS) group in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened in the Pirkhel locality of Khogyani district late on Monday.

He said the attacker was shot dead by the Taliban before he could detonate his suicide vest. The attacker was an IS fighter who wanted to kill a local Taliban leader.

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