Security forces shoot suspected suicide bomber in Kabul

Salaam Times

KABUL -- Security forces Monday (July 16) shot and wounded a would-be suicide bomber in Kabul before he was able to reach his target, BBC Persian reported.

The suspect planned to blow himself up among supporters of the Junbish-e-Mili party who were demonstrating in Shahr-e-Naw park, said police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai.

Police took the suspect to the hospital, Stanikzai said.

No group immediately claimed responsibility.

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