NDS PREVENTS ATTACKS TARGETING MEDIA OUTLET, HOSPITAL IN KABUL
Two suicide bombers affiliated to Daesh, who allegedly were plotting an attack on a media outlet and a hospital in Kabul, were arrested in an operation by Afghan forces, the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement on Tuesday.
The two, Lotfullah (aka Khorasani) and Ahmadullah, are residents of Shakardara district of Kabul, the statement said.
One of them sought to attack Mawla Ali Hospital in the Golaee Dawa Khana area in the west of Kabul, the NDS said. Another, the statement added, wanted to attack a media outlet in Kabul, according to confessions they made, as mentioned in the NDS statement.
The two were called in to Kabul by three other Daesh members, the NDS said.
The statement did not mention specifically where the operation was conducted.