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Taliban hold PIA country manager hostage for 2 hours in Kabul Taliban
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Taliban hold PIA country manager hostage for 2 hours in Kabul

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 16 Oct 2021, 08:59 pm

Kabul: Taliban insurgents had held Pakistan International Airline (PIA) country manager as a hostage for two hours on Thursday, media reports said.

According to sources, the country manager was released following the intervention of senior officials, including the defence attaché, reported 24NEWS HD TV.

The country manager was leaving the Pakistani embassy in Kabul with an Afghan visa, sources told the news portal.

PIA country manager was held hostage on exit from Pakistani embassy, sources confirmed.

He was held hostage over an Afghan visa issue, sources said.

The PIA this week suspended flight operations to Afghanistan.