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Police thwart car bomb attack in Kabul

Police thwart car bomb attack in Kabul

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Apr 04, 2017 - 16:54

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Police on Tuesday claimed preventing a car bomb attack in capital Kabul by detaining a would-be suicide bomber.

Abdul Basir Mujahid, 101 Asmai Zone police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the alleged bomber was detained in the fifth police district of Kabul on Tuesday.

The detainee, a resident of Narkh district of central Maidan Wardak province, wanted to detonate his explosives-laden Townace car in a crowded area in Kabul city.

Several mortar bullets in ghee tins were also recovered from the car and the detained person was under investigation.

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