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3 sabotage attempts foiled in Kabul

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The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Saturday said security forces had foiled three sabotage attempts and defused a bomb-rigged bicycle and detected three jerry canes filled with explosives in the central capital Kabul.


A MoI statement said the bicycle was discovered and neutralised by police in the jurisdiction of the 12th police district of Kabul a day earlier.
The jerry canes and four hand grenades were found near the 5th police district heaquarters, it said, adding a rocket launcher was also discovered in Shakar Dara district on Friday.
The plots were foiled the day presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah’s campaign motorcade came under a suicide attack and bomb attack in the Mirwais Maidan area of Kabul.
Abdullah survived the attack but six people, including three of his bodyguards, were killed and 22 others injured in the incident.

 Source:Pajhwok news agency