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Afghan forces thwart car bombing, coordinated attacks in Jalalabad city.

Afghan security forces arrive at the site of an attack in Jalalabad city, eastern Afghanistan May 17, 2017. REUTERS KABULK - 26 December 2017: Afghan national defense and security forces have foiled a plan to carry out a series of attacks in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Tuesday. In a statement, the provincial government media office said a vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) and eight motorcycles packed with explosives were discovered and defused before the militants manage to use for a series of attacks in Jalalabad city. According to the governor's office, at least two Taliban insurgents were also killed during the operation and three suspects were arrested.

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Date:Dec 26, 2017
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