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Would-be suicide bomber detained in Gardez: NDS

Would-be suicide bomber detained in Gardez: NDS

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Apr 05, 2018 - 15:17

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Intelligence operatives have detained a would-be suicide bomber loyal to the Haqqani Networkinfo-icon in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, the spy service said on Thursday.

In a statement, the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) identified the detainee as Raza Khan -- alias Wafadar. The arrest came during a special operation by intelligence personnel.

The detainee had confessed to receiving terrorist training in the Tal area of Pakistaninfo-icon’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and planning a suicide attack in Gardez, the statement added.

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