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Suicide bomber shot dead in Kabul, police claim

Suicide bomber shot dead in Kabul, police claim

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Jul 16, 2018 - 13:24

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A would-be suicide bomber was killed before he could reach his target in the Shahr-i-Naw neighbourhood of Kabul on Monday.

Police spokesman Hashmatullah Stanikzai said the attacker was shot dead in the capital at around 11am.

He said the suspected bomber planned to target a rally in support of Nizamuddin Qaisari in the Shahr-i-Naw Park.

However, the bomber was positively identified by police and shot dead. An eyewitness, Kamal Ahmad, said he also heard gunshots close to the venue of the rally.

sa/mud

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