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7 tons of explosive found in Afghan

11-05-2012 17:12 BJT

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Afghan police have discovered seven tons of explosive material in northern Kunduz province. The police chief of the province says the devices are believed to have been meant for terrorist attacks. They were packed in cement bags in an attempt to conceal and transport them to the province’s capital.

The explosives, believed to be imported from Pakistan, were discovered in a truck during a routine police check. Afghan officials have accused Pakistan of backing Taliban militants, a claim rejected by Islamabad.

 

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: CCTV.com

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