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Militants Linked To Pakistan Detained With Huge Haul Of Explosives

April 23 2012


Afghan officials say they have foiled what would have been a major attack in Kabul and seized 11 tons of explosives, reports CBS News.

Five militants were arrested in connection with the plot, Afghan intelligence officials said on Saturday. Three were said to be from the Pakistan Taliban (TTP); two collaborators were based in Afghanistan.

The attack was ordered by militant leaders with ties to Pakistani intelligence, said a spokesman for the Afghan National Directorate for...

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