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1 of 4 kidnapped labourers found dead in Zabul

1 of 4 kidnapped labourers found dead in Zabul

Jun 11, 2015 - 14:33

QALAT (Pajhwok): Gunmen kidnapped four civilians and killed one of them in the Shinkai district of southern Zabul province, an official said on Thursday.

Provincial police spokesman Ahmad Fawad Askar told Pajhwok Afghan News the four civilians were kidnapped from a car in Mirakot area of the district on Wednesday night.

The victims, all labourers, belonged to southern Kandahar province and they were kidnapped on their way to Shinkai district from the province, he said.

A second abducted person had managed to escape from his kidnappers, Askar said, adding the body of the slain person was found dumped on the side of a road in the area.

However, two civilians remained in captivity and the kidnappers had moved them to an unknown location.

Askar said security forces and local elders had started efforts to rescue the remaining kidnapped men.

Few months ago, gunmen snatched 31 passengers from buses in the Shah Joy district of Zabul and so far 24 of them had been released.


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