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NDS claims detaining would-be suicide bomber in Kabul

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ndsA would-be suicide bomber planning an attack on a police district in Kabul has been arrested, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) claimed on Tuesday.

A statement from the spy agency identified the detainee as Mahmoud, who allegedly received terrorist training in Shamshatoo area of Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar.

The bomber was tasked by the Haqqani Network to carry out a suicide attack in the eighth police district, statement said, without giving a clear date for the suspect’s arrest.

A week ago, the NDS arrested two would-be suicide bombers belonging to the Haqqani Network before they reached their target in Kabul.