photo_1373289302340-1-HDThe Afghan intelligence operatives foiled a coordinated suicide attack on a NATO base in eastern Logar province of Afghanistan.

Afghan Intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) following a statement on Saturday said, at least two Haqqani Network militants were arrested in connection to suicide attack plot on a NATO base in Logar province.

The statement further added that the two militants were sent by Haji Khalil Haqqani to carry out coordinated suicide attack on the NATO base.

NDS in its statement also added that the detained insurgents, Hazrat Mosa and Sharifullah were looking to attack the NATO base in Padkhwab Shana area of Logar province, using a truck laden with explosives.

The detained insurgents have confessed that they were hired by senior Haqqani Network leader, Qari Abdullah, and they met with the Sarajuddin Haqqani’s brother in Peshawar city of Pakistan.

The detained insurgents also said that Sharfiullah was appointed by Haqqani Network leader in Pakistan to carry out truck bombing on a NATO base in Padkhwab Shana area of Logar province.

NDS in its statement also added that the insurgents were given $800,000 Pakistani rupees to purchase a truck which was seized by Afghan intelligence operatives before they manage to attack the NATO base.

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  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.