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Premature detonation leaves would-be suicide bombers' car a twisted roadside mess

Noorullah Shirzada / AFP - Getty Images

An Afghan policeman examines the remains of a car in which five suspected suicide attackers were travelling and which allegedly exploded before they reached their target, on the outskirts of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province, east of Kabul on Tuesday. Two of the suspected suicide attackers were killed and three wounded.

Rahmat Gul / AP

An Afghan policeman examines the remains of a damaged vehicle after a suicide attack in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday.

I wonder if they had any sense that this was about to happen, or if one moment they were just driving and then Boom. 

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