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Taliban kidnap 30 passengers on Uruzgan-Kandahar highway

Taliban kidnap 30 passengers on Uruzgan-Kandahar highway

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Feb 28, 2018 - 11:22

TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Talibaninfo-icon militants have closed the Uruzgan-Kandahar highway and abducted 30 passengers, an official said on Wednesday.

Dost Mohammad Nayab, the Uruzgan governor spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident occurred in the Urdo-Balagh locality on the highway late on Tuesday.

He accused the insurgents of kidnapping 30 passengers from a vehicle they intercepted. The captives are yet to be identified but investigations are under way into the incident.

Taliban have not yet commented on the issue.

More details to follow…… 

pk/mud 

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