Haqqani network terrorist arrested in Kabul before targeting parliament

Afghan-parliament-building-KabulAFGHANISTAN: A Haqqani network terrorists have been arrested by the Afghan intelligence operatives before the suspects manage to target the parliament building.

The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the terrorist was looking to attack the parliament building with BM12 rockets.

No further details regarding the exact location where the terrorist was arrested by the intelligence operatives.

This comes as the Afghan intelligence operatives foiled attack plots by the notorious Haqqani terrorist network in Kabul city by arresting 3 suspects in connection to the attack plots on Wednesday.

The intelligence operatives foiled at least four large attack plots by Haqqani terrorist network in capital Kabul last month.

Haqqani network was formed in the late 1970s by Jalaluddin Haqqani. The group is allied with al-Qaida and the Afghan Taliban and cooperates with other terrorist organizations in the region.

The network is accused of staging numerous cross-border attacks from their base in North Waziristan, including the 19-hour siege at the US Embassy in Kabul in September 2011. -KP

THE PASHTUN TIMES

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