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Suicide attack plot thwarted in Ghazni City: MoI

Suicide attack plot thwarted in Ghazni City: MoI

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Apr 27, 2020 - 09:47

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A would-be suicide bomber has been gunned down in southern Ghazni province, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) says.

"A suicide attack was thwarted in the capital of Ghazni province Sunday morning when a police officer) shot dead a would-be bomber,” a statement from MoI said.

It added the bomber was killed in Arzo area as he was looking to target police with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (IED).

The car bomb exploded as a result of firing but the police personnel and civilians were not harmed in the explosion, the statement said.

The explosive-packed van and five guns inside the vehicle were destroyed in the explosion.

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