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Taliban’s suicide attack planner detained in Helmand

Taliban’s suicide attack planner detained in Helmand

Jun 30, 2016 - 15:10

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Talibaninfo-icon’s suicide attack planner has been arrested along with two others in southern Helmand province, the Afghan spy service claimed on Thursday.

Intelligence agents detained the Taliban leader, Maulviinfo-icon Niamatullah, along with two accomplices in the restive southern province, the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) said.

“Thedetainees planned to carry out suicide attacks in Lashkargah, the capital of Helmand, but NDS operatives arrested them before they implemented their plots,” the agency said in a statement.

A Kalashnikov, 303 kilograms of explosives, remote-control devices, a walkie-talkie, a binocular, two motorcycles and some other equipmentwere seized from the detainees, the statement added.



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