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Would-be suicide bomber arrested in Kabul

Would-be suicide bomber arrested in Kabul

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Apr 16, 2016 - 16:42

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A would-be suicide bomber, allegedly planning to attack a hotel in capital Kabul, has been detained, the spy service said Saturday.

A statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) received by Pajhwok Afghan News identified the alleged bomber as Khalid aka Sohail.

Linked to the Haqqani Networkinfo-icon, the bomber wanted to attack one of the hotels in Kabul City with two bombs controlled by mobile telephones, the NDS statement said.

The would-be bomber was arrested by intelligence forces before reaching his target, the statement added, but did not mention the time and location of his arrest.

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