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Coordinated suicide attack plot foiled in Pul-e-Khumri city

Coordinated suicide attack plot foiled in Pul-e-Khumri city

Afghan intelligence operatives foiled a coordinated suicide attack plot in northern Pul-e-Khumri city.

National Directorate of Security (NDS) said Saturday that a suspected Taliban militant involved in coordinating and planning suicide and terrorist attack plots was arrested during a special operation by intelligence operatives.

A statement released by NDS said the detained militant was identified as Amir Mohammad. He was in possession of two suicide bombing vests and was arrested in Pul-e-Khumri city.

The statement further added that Amir Mohammad was instructed by the Taliban district chief of the central Baghlan district Mawlavi Lal to carry out the coordinated attack in the city.

NDS also added that numerous other types of explosives were also confiscated during the operation.

The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far. (Khaama Press)

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