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Would-be suicide bomber arrested in Kunar capital

Would-be suicide bomber arrested in Kunar capital

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Jun 27, 2016 - 16:32

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A would-be suicide bomber has been arrested by intelligence forces in eastern Kunar province, the spy service said on Monday.

According to a statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon), the would-be suicide bomber, Hafiz Rahman, son of Mohammad Nabi, was arrested in Asadabad, the provincial capital.

It claimed the detainee wanted to carry out a suicide attack in Asadabad city. The bomber confessed he was trained and equipped in Pakistaninfo-icon’s northwestern city of Peshawar.

The NDS also said a car loaded with a large amount of explosives was seized in Sawkai district of Kunar. The statement did not mention when the two incidents took place.

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