Jordan arrests more than 40 in connection to Afghan attack

More than 40 suspects were arrested inJordan in connection with the December terrorist attack on a CIAmeeting in Afghanistan, AFP reported Sunday night.

The attacker, Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al- Balawi,killed eight people inside a CIA base inDecember after claiming to have information about Osama bin Laden'ssecond-in-command.

"More than 40 Jordanianjihadists, including ex-convicts, have been arrested following theKhost attack," an official told AFP.

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