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Deadly missile attack on Afghan parliament foiled

By Ghanizada - Tue Mar 05 2013, 11:16 am

attack foiled on Afghan parliamentAfghan interior ministry officials on Tuesday announced to foil a deadly attack on Afghan parliament after discovering and seizing around 15 rounds of missiles from capital Kabul.

The officials further added that the militants were looking to carry out attack on an opening ceremony of the Afghan parliament and the missiles were planted in Char Asiab area.

No suspected individuals have been arrested so far and according to interior ministry officials the missiles were BM-16 and BM-21.

The Afghan parliament is due to resume to its work after winter vacations on Wednesday following a formal opening ceremony where a number of high level Afghan government officials are expected to attend the ceremony.

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