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Dafam de-miners abducted

Dafam de-miners abducted

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Jul 06, 2011 - 16:38

FARAH CITY (PANinfo-icon): A group of de-miners belonging to the Dafam demining organization were kidnapped by Talibaninfo-icon fighters in western Farah province, officials said on Wednesday.

An unknown number of de-miners was kidnapped at around 10:00 am on Wednesday in the Shamalgah area of Bala Blok district, provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Sayed Mohammad Roshandel told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Roshandel said police forces have launched a search operation, adding they have urged the tribal elders to assist them.

A resident of the district said on condition of anonymity that the kidnapped numbered about 30 people.

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