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Would-be suicide bomber detained in Samangan

Would-be suicide bomber detained in Samangan

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Jun 12, 2016 - 14:01

AIBAK (Pajhwok): A would-be suicide bomber was arrested before he reached his target in Aibak, the capital of northern Samangan province, the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) said on Sunday.

A statement from the intelligence service said the man named Lal Mohammad, alias Ashiqullah, was captured before he could detonate his explosives-rigged motorcycle.

It added the bomber had been directed by Talibaninfo-icon commander Talha to carry out the attack.The NDS, however, did not give any date for the arrest.

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