November 23, 2014

Deadly suicide bombing foiled in Kabul city

By Sajad - Fri Nov 23 2012, 6:35 pm

Afghan police forces arrested two suspected suicide bombers before they manage to detonate their explosives among the participants of the Ashura in capital Kabul.

Afghan interior ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqi the two suicide bombers were arrested on Thursday night along with 4 suicide bombing vests in Sarobi district.

Mr. Sediqi further added destructive explosive materials were planted inside the 4 suicide bombing vests.

This comes as more than 80 people were killed or injured following a suicide bomb blast in a shrine in capital Kabul last year.

A militant group based in Pakistan which has carried out similar attacks inside the Pakistani territory claimed responsibility behind the attack.

In the meantime Afghan president Hamid Karzai met with the Shi’ite clerics in capital Kabul and called on them to take necessary measures in order to prevent similar incident that happened last year.

Afghan security officials also said they have taken necessary measures for the security of the participants of Ashura across the country.

Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqi said the two suspected suicide bombers were recognized as Barialai and Khadol and they were looking to detonate their explosives among the participants of Ashura in Kabul city.

He also said the two suspected suicide bombers are expert in making suicide bombing vests and are involved in major suicide bombing attacks in Kabul.

According to preliminary investigations the two suspected bombers belong to Taliban militants group, Sediq Sediq said.

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