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Abdul Saboor

South and Central Asia


Up to $3 million

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Rewards for Justice is offering a reward of up to $3 million for information on Abdul Saboor. Saboor is an explosives expert associated with Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin (HIG). He is responsible for the May 16, 2013 suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (SVBIED) attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. The attack killed two U.S. soldiers and four U.S. contractors. The blast also killed eight Afghans — including two children, injured 37 others, and destroyed a U.S. armored vehicle.

Saboor and HIG explosives expert Abdullah Nowbahar were key participants in the September 18, 2012 SVBIED attack against a bus transporting foreign employees of Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan. The blast killed 12 people.

On March 10, 2016, the U.S. Department of State designated Saboor as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist pursuant to Executive Order 13224. As a result of this designation, among other consequences, all property and interests in property of Saboor that are subject to U.S. jurisdiction are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in any transactions with Saboor.


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Aliases/Alternative Name Spellings:

Engineer Saboor; Abdul Saboor Nasratyar


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