Afghan forces foil suicide attack in Paktika province

| Updated: Nov 30, 2016 23:30 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], Nov. 30 (ANI): A suicide attack was foiled by Afghan security forces in Sharana city, the capital of the country's southeastern Paktika province. Local security officials said that a would-be suicide bomber was arrested before he could detonate his suicide attack vest. The Khaama Press quoted provincial Police Chief Khalilullah Ziayi, as saying that would-be suicide bomber was identified as the resident of the same province and was believed to be around 18-year-old. Ziayi said that an investigation is underway. There has been no comment by the anti-government armed militant on the report so far. (ANI)