• publish: 13 February 2018
  • time: 6:39 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 5652

A car bombing plot thwarted in Jalalabad city

The Afghan intelligence operatives succeeded in thwarting a car bombing plot which occurred by the anti-government armed militant groups in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of Nangarhar province.

’’A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device from Rod district has been discovered by Afghan intelligence operatives’’ Nangarhar governor’s spokesman Ataullah Khogyani.

Khogyani further added that the car bomb was seized from Dami Ghondi area and blamed the Haqqani terrorist network for planning the attack.

He said the car bomb was detonated shortly after it was captured and around 250 kgs of explosives, 8 rockets, some hand grenades, and some other explosives were also discovered from the vehicle.

The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.


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