Bird Bomb

For the first time Afghan police discover and defused a bomb which was planted in a bird’s body in northern Faryab province.

Faryab  is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, which is located in the north of the country bordering neighboring Turkmenistan.

According to local police, the suspicious bird was flying over a police check  point on Faryab- Jawzjan high way in Shereen  Tagab distract, when police start tracking it.

“The bird which also had a GPS on the top of his head was used by unknown sources possibly Taliban against the police forces, Ahmadullah an afghan public order police solder said.

“They tried to divert the animal but it eventually had to be stopped with a rifle shot. A team went out and realized there was something suspicious under the bird. One brave soldier set it on fire to the bird with a sniper and there was a considerable explosion.

“No-one was hurt thanks to the swift action taken and they were saved from a very unusual attack.” He said.

According to Ahmadullah, it is first time that they faced with that this kind of bomb which was suppose to use against governmental institution by planting in a wild bird .

Bird Bomb and Camera Afghanistan

Afghan police target the bird by sniper soon after identify it as a bomber and explode a few meters a way above the police chick point.

It is not clear yet who had plan to use this bird as a  bomber against afghan police but Faryab province is one of those area in northern Afghanistan which is  recently wetness of Taliban and Al-Qaida activities .

But the incident has alarmed military chiefs concerned that the Taliban are now using desperate methods to attack occupying forces.

This is the first time that insurgents use a bird to lunch bomb attack on afghan forces, before that the Taliban  use donkeys to launch bomb attacks on afghan and international forces in Afghanistan .