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Suicide bomber arrested before reaching target in Helmand

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Afghan security forcesA would-be suicide bomber was apprehended by the Afghan national security forces before he manage to carry out a suicide attack in Helmand province.

Sediq Sediqi, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior (MoI), said the would-be bomber was arrested by police forces in Nad-e-Ali district.

He said a vehicle packed with explosives was confiscated by the Afghan security forces.

The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the report so far.

Helmand is among the volatile provinces in southern Afghanistan where anti-government armed militant groups are actively operating in its various districts and frequently carry out insurgency activities.

At least four people were killed and five others were injured following a suicide car bomb attack in Helmand province late on Monday afternoon.

The local government officials said the suicide bomber detonated a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive (VBIED) near a police check post.

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