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Imam, servant possessing bomb arrested in Samangan

Imam, servant possessing bomb arrested in Samangan

May 16, 2016 - 18:31

AIBAK (Pajhwok): An imaminfo-icon of a mosqueinfo-icon and his servant have been detained for possessing a magnetic bomb in northern Samangan province, the spy service said on Monday.

A statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) said Lal Mohammad alias Mullahinfo-icon Ashuqullah, a mosque servant in Koka Balagh village of Hazrat Sultan district, was detained on Sunday afternoon.

Lal Mohammad, a resident of Aibak, the provincial capital, was carrying the bomb on his motorcycle towards the provincial capital.

The bomb was systemized to be detonated by a mobile phone, confessed Lal Mohammad to NDS personnel, the statement said.

Mohammad wanted to place the bomb on travelling paths of high-ranking officials in Samangan as directed by the imam of the mosque, Maulviinfo-icon Abdul Wahid, it added.

The statement said both the servant and the imam have been arrested.   



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