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Police claim thwarting possible rocket strike in Kabul

23 Aug 2015 - 14:37
23 Aug 2015 - 14:37

KABUL (Pajhwok): Security officials on Sunday claimed thwarting a possible terrorist attack by defusing four rockets and detaining as many suspects in this capital city.

According to officials, four BM1 rockets along with explosives were placed in the Rishkhor locality of 7th police district, which were recovered with the help of locals.

Lt. Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahimi, the Kabul police chief, said the rockets placed on Saturday night were aimed at launching an attack on Kabul.

The police, he said, had nabbed four suspects in this regard. He said a notebook has also been seized from the locality with instructions on explosives in Arabic.

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