Suicide attack plot thwarted in capital Kabul

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association)

A suicide bombing plot was thwarted in capital Kabul after the Afghan security forces confiscated a suicide bombing vest in cooperation with the Kabul residents.

According to security officials, the suicide bombing was vest was discovered from the 9th police district of Kabul city on Thursday morning.

The 119 police helpline officials said the suicide bomber was recognized by local residents in Hotkhel area who informed the police.

The officials further added that the suspected suicide bomber managed to flee the area, leaving the suicide bombing vest in the area which was defused by security forces.

This comes as Afghan intelligence operatives thwarted a suicide bombing plot in capital Kabul on Wednesday.

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the militants were looking to carry out a major attack in Kabul city, using a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED).

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