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Herat police foil gun attack on Afghan army troops

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Police prevented a gun attack on Afghan army soldiers by killing one suspect and arresting two others in western Herat province, an official said on Friday.

The three armed men wanted to attack the Afghan National Army soldiers in Pashtun Pul area of Herat City on Thursday evening, but police identified and engaged them, said Herat police chief Aminullah Amarkhel.

He said the detained persons were being interrogated to know the whereabouts of their other friends. Amarkhel said the detainees were involved in terrorist activities as well as armed robberies.

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