April 14, 2024 16:34 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
'What else is Congress doing other than looting?': Kangana Ranaut in Himachal Pradesh | Iran could attack Israel sooner than later, warns US President Joe Biden | Amid unemployment, inflation issues, PM Modi's leadership likely to help his third consecutive term at govt: Survey | AAP to support INDIA bloc 'unconditionally' in UP for Lok Sabha election | Amid threats from Iran, Israel launches massive strike on Gaza
Afghanistan: 25 passengers abducted by suspected terrorists

Afghanistan: 25 passengers abducted by suspected terrorists

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 28 Nov 2018, 04:22 am

Kabul, Nov 28 (IBNS): At least 25 passengers were kidnapped by suspected terrorists from  Zari district of northern Balkh province in Afghanistan on Tuesday, media reports said.

The spokesman for Balkh Governor, Munir Farhad, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the passengers were intercepted on the Sar-i-Pul-Balkh highway in Aq Kakrak locality of the district. 

He told the Afghanistan-based news agency the abductees were residents of Sar-i-Pul province and they were on their way to Balkh province in two vehicles when stopped and kidnapped by the Taliban. 

The kidnapped persons were all civilians and the motive behind their abduction remained unknown, Farhard told the news agency.

As per Pajhwok Afghan News report, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid has rejected that the terrorists abducted the civilians.

Support Our Journalism

We cannot do without you.. your contribution supports unbiased journalism

IBNS is not driven by any ism- not wokeism, not racism, not skewed secularism, not hyper right-wing or left liberal ideals, nor by any hardline religious beliefs or hyper nationalism. We want to serve you good old objective news, as they are. We do not judge or preach. We let people decide for themselves. We only try to present factual and well-sourced news.

Support objective journalism for a small contribution.