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Ghaziabad district chief abducted

Ghaziabad district chief abducted

Jul 02, 2011 - 17:12

ASADABAD (PANinfo-icon): Ghaziabad district chief Musafir Qayumzai was kidnapped along with three other people by Talibaninfo-icon on Saturday in the Dab Broro area of the Asmar district of eastern Kunar province, provincial governor Sayed Fazlullah Wahidi told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said district chief Qayomzai from Asmar district was kidnapped along with his son and two body guards around 10:00 am by Taliban on his way to Ghaziabad district center.
Local tribal elders are making every effort to find clues as to their whereabouts.
The Taliban has not claimed responsibility.
Abduction of government officials and local elders is very common in Kunar province. In recent months, 27 people have been kidnapped in separate incidents there, including the manager of the provincial vocational training center and 18 tribal elders. All the victims have since been released. 

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