Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

1 released of 30 kidnapped Zabul passengers

1 released of 30 kidnapped Zabul passengers

Feb 25, 2015 - 12:23

QALAT (Pajhwok): Officials in southern Zabul said that only one individual among 30 passengers kidnapped by unidentified gunmen was released on Wednesday.

A day earlier, gunmen abducted 30 passengers from a 303 model bus on Kabulinfo-icon-Kandahar Highway in Shajoi district of Zabul.

Local officials had said that the kidnapped passengers were refugees who returned from neighboring Iran.

Mohammadullah, the district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that one of the kidnapped man had been released who was the resident of Maidan Wardak province.

The man said that the kidnappers had kept them in Khak Afghan district. Police chief Mohammad Ullah said local elders were holding negotiations with militants to ensure early release of rests of captives.

He added the passengers were abducted by a Talibaninfo-icon commander Mullahinfo-icon Mansoor Dadullah. But Taliban have not yet commented on the incident.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.



Twitter Update