Pakistani suicide bomber detained in Kandahar province
By Ghanizada - Sat Mar 24 2012, 4:26 pm
Provincial Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate for Security officials in southern Kandahar province announced to detain a Pakistani suicide bomber along with a Taliban militant in this province.
The officials further added, the detained Pakistani suicide bomber is the resident of Karachi city and was appointed by insurgents group to carry out suicide bomb attack in this province.
He was recongized as Khanzala and was detained by Afghan security forces at Spin Boldaklast week, officials said.
Khanzala the detained suicide bomber told reporters he was trained by Taliban militants in Queta city and was told by them to carry out suicide bomb attack at Kandahar city.
The other detained insurgent was recognized as Bashir Ahmad and is the resident of Arghandab district and was carrying out insurgency activities at the 9th district of Kandahar city, intelligence officials said.
Bashir Ahmad the detained insurgency confessed to his crimes while speaking during a press confernece.
According to provincial intelligence officials, the two insurgents were detained by Afghan security forces based on an intelligence report.
This comes as Afghan intelligence forces arrested two insurgents disguised in Burqas last week. The two insurgents were looking to attack Afghan police forces at Panjwai district.
Anti-government armed militant groups yet to comment regarding the reports.