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Suicide Bombers Train for Afghan Raids -Minister

A senior Afghan official said on Thursday suicide bombers were being trained to attack foreign troops in the country. Interior Minister Ali Ahmad Jalali was addressing a news conference less than a week after a suicide car bomber killed four German peacekeepers in the worst attack on an international security force since its deployment in Kabul 18 months ago. “Our reports indicate that there are efforts underway to train some suicide bombers in order to be used in Afghanistan against foreign troops,” he said. Saturday’s attack, that also wounded 30 peacekeepers, was the first suicide attack against foreign troops in the capital. Jalali did not elaborate on where the training was happening and who was behind it. But at a news briefing hosted by President Hamid Karzai earlier in the week Jalali mentioned training camps in Pakistan close to the Afghan border. Full Story

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