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7 kidnapped persons released in Ghazni

7 kidnapped persons released in Ghazni

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Aug 19, 2015 - 12:39

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Officials on Wednesday said that the seven persons who were kidnapped two weeks back in southern Ghazni province were released by their captors.  

Earlier, unidentified gunmen abducted seven civilians in the Qarabagh district. Shafiq Nang, the governor’s spokesman, had said the individuals were on their way to Ghazni City, the provincial capital, when armed men disembarked them from a vehicle and took them to an unknown location.

Nang said that the released persons were the resident of Jaghori district and they were handed over to their families today. He said that the persons had been released unconditionally.

Zaffar Sharif, the Jaghori district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the persons were released following mediation by local elders from Gilan district.

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