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Alleged killer of 36 people arrested in Herat

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Alleged killer of 36 people arrested in Herat

Jan 09, 2018 - 21:33

HERAT (Pajhwok): A suicide bomber, allegedly planning to hit a mosqueinfo-icon, was arrested by intelligence officials in western Herat province on Tuesday, bringing to an end a months-long pursuit, an official said.

Jilani Farhard, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the detainee had been involved in the killing of 36 people in Ghorinfo-icon province.

He said the man was arrested by the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) personnel in the second police district of Herat city after chasing him for months.

He didn’t provide further information about the alleged suicide bomber, but added he had the plan to strike inside a main mosque in the city.


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