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Suspected suicide bomber detained in Herat

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AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The operatives of National Directorate of Security (NDS) during an operation arrested a suspected along with his guide in western Herat province, detainee might be suicide bomber, an official said on Monday.

Jilani Farhad, the governor’s spokesperson, told Pajhwok Afghan News NDS personnel took into custody the suicide attacker along with is guide in 11th police district of Nawabad area.

He said the NDS operatives also recovered some explosive materials and evidence from the detainees.

According to preliminary interrogations, the arrested culprits were destined to carry out terrorist attack against civilians, but they were detained before to execute their plan.

The arrest takes place one week after two suicide bombers entered into the Jawadia mosque in Herat city where they carried out suicides, resulted in killing and wounding nearly 100 worshippers.