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Would-be suicide bomber, accomplice held in Takhar, claims NDS

Would-be suicide bomber, accomplice held in Takhar, claims NDS

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May 05, 2016 - 13:38

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A would-be suicide bomber and an accomplice guiding him have been detained in northern Takhar province, the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) said on Thursday.

A statement from the intelligence agency identified the would-be bomber as Mohammad Ayub and his guide as Mohammad Ibrahim. They were arrested during an operation in Ishkamish district.

The suspects planned to carry out a suicide attack in the province, but they were caught before reaching their target, the spy service said, adding the detainees were involved in attacks in Takhar, Baghlan and Kunduz.

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