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Afghan National Security Forces prevented suicide bomber


November 28, at night, Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) including police forces and security directorate carried out an emergency search operation on the basis of received information that a suicide bomber attack is being arranged in Chaghcharan, the suicider was found and blew himself up during the assault on the building where he was hiding. No one else was injured.


PRT-12 were also alert at the information of a planned suicider attack, additional security measures where taken at the base and to prepared to render timely support for ANSF in case of necessity. A patrol and troops within the PRT compound fired several illuminating mortar mines to improve visibility in the area for ANSF to proceed successfully.


„This was another illustration that local security forces are interested in security of Ghor and perform their duty. An investigation was launched to identify the target of the timely suppressed attack," said Commander PRT-12 Col Remigijus Baltrėnas.


POC - Capt Marius Varna, PR Officer, Joint Headquarters, mob. 00370 686 35 407

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