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Americans warned of high kidnapping threat in Kabul

Americans warned of high kidnapping threat in Kabul

May 06, 2016 - 10:17

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The US embassy in Kabul has warned American citizens of a high threat of kidnapping in Afghanistaninfo-icon’s capital.

The warning came after an attempted kidnapping of an American and other foreigners in the the capital earlier this week.

In a warning posted on its website, the embassy referred to a May 2 attempt to kidnap several expatriates. The threat of kidnapping and hostage-taking was high, it said.

Last week, unidentified gunmen kidnapped an Australian aid worker in the Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province.


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