Terrorist attack foiled in Kabul

November 30th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS  

Taliban Kabul, Nov 30 (IANS) Police in the Afghan capital foiled a terrorist attack when they recovered a 20-kg explosive device from a city suburb, the government said Wednesday.

The explosive device was planted in Mulayan area in Sarubi district of Kabul, and was found by police Tuesday, Xinhua reported citing a statement from the interior ministry.

The Taliban have often relied on suicide and roadside bombings in the past couple of years.

One NATO soldier sustained injuries in a roadside bombing Tuesday in northern Baghlan province for which the Taliban claimed responsibility.

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