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Jul 10, 2017
Would-be bombers among 4 held in Parwan raid

Jul 10, 2017 - 11:21

CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Four suspects, including two would-be suicide bombers, have been arrested by security forces during an operation in central Parwan province, a security official said on Monday.

Alozai Ahmadi, commander of the security coordination centre, told Pajhwok Afghan News the suspected individuals were arrested from a house in a joint operation by security personnel from Parwan and Kabul in Qalachah village.

He said suicide vests were seized during the overnight raid from two of the detainees -- Syed Rahman, a resident of Logar province, and Najibullah, hailing from the Bagram district of Parwan.

He did not provide details about the house where the four men were arrested, identifying the two other detainees as Najib and Mohib, brothers and residents of Bagram district, who allegedly facilitated the suicide bombers.

According to Ahmadi, one RPG7 rocket and two Kalashnikov assault rifles were also recovered by the security forces during the operation. There was no comment from Taliban.


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