20 civilians kidnapped in Afghanistan

Posted By: IANS
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Kabul, Nov 21: At least 20 civilians were kidnapped after unidentified armed men intercepted buses on a highway in Afghanistan's Zabul province.

"The incident took place in Shahjoy district after the armed men stopped three passenger buses and abducted 20 people," a security source told Xinhua news agency.

20 civilians kidnapped in Afghanistan

The majority of the abductees were from the Hazara ethnic minority, the source said.

No group has claimed responsibility for the incident yet.


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