Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

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.

Abducted child killed in Farah; 4 kidnapped in Nimroz

Abducted child killed in Farah; 4 kidnapped in Nimroz

Jan 28, 2016 - 18:49

FARAH/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Kidnapped two days ago, an 8-year-old child has been found dead near the capital of western Farah province, while gunmen kidnapped four civilians in neighboring province of Nimroz, officials said on Thursday.

The child had been kidnapped two days ago by unknown gunmen from Darabad village on the outskirts of Farah City and his dead body was recovered from a water well on Wednesday night in the same village, deputy governor Mohammad Younus Rassouli told Pajhwok Afghan News.

“The dead body was recovered after the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) personnel arrested three abductors who revealed the location of the corpse,” he said.

One of the detained kidnappers confessed to killing the child after abducting him for ransom money.

Farshid was playing with other children in the street before evening time when gunmen kidnapped him, a relative of the victim, Mansoor, said adding that Farshid had been stoned to death before being thrown into the well.

The orphan child was the only male member in his family consisted of his mother and two small sisters, Mansoor said.

Separately, Talibaninfo-icon fighters abducted four civilians traveling from Khashrod district to Zaranj, the capital of Nimroz, provincial police chief Brig. Gen. Dilawar Shah Dilawar said.

However, a Taliban spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi said the four captive people were police including a deputy commander of a checkpoint in Khashrod district.



Related Article

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




Twitter Update