Gunmen abduct 6 Indians in Afghanistan; Taliban hand suspected

Narrator Desk

Srinagar: Six Indians were among the seven people who have been abducted by unidentified armed men from Baghlan province in Afghanistan on Sunday morning, reports said.

The Indian nationals are staff members of KEC International Ltd, an infrastructure company which recently bagged a Rs 226-crore contract in the war-torn country.

The incident took place in Bagh-e-Shamal village of the provincial capital Pul-e-Khomre, reported TOLO News.

According to local officials as quoted by TOLO News, the incident happened while they were traveling to the area, where the company owns an electricity sub-station contract.

Local authorities are linking the abduction to the Taliban, however, they are yet to take responsibility for the action. The area falls on the northern part of the country.

 

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