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Would-be suicide bomber held in Laghman

Would-be suicide bomber held in Laghman

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Dec 24, 2017 - 20:00

MEHTARLAM (Pajhwok): Officials in eastern Laghman province on Sunday claimed thwarting bloody attack by arresting a would-be suicide bomber before he could reach the target.

Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News a would-be suicide bomber was apprehended in Gatal area on the outskirts of Mehtarlam, the provincial capital, on Sunday evening based on a tip-off.

The bomber disguised as a woman wanted to flee the area but he was arrested by security forces during a special operation, he added.

The target of bomber was a security forces’ facility in Mehtarlam but the attempt was foiled and a huge devastation and loss of precious lives thwarted, according to Zwak.

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