Unknown gunmen in Afghanistan kidnap 6 Indians, Taliban a likely suspect

In Afghanistan, unknown gunmen have kidnapped seven people, including six Indians. According to preliminary reports, gunmen from Afghanistan’s Baghlan area abducted seven people on gunpoint who were working in an Indian company. According to the TOLONews, there are six Indians and one Afghan national among the abducted people. All are employees of the company named KEC.

According to local officials, this incident took place on Sunday, when they were traveling in the area. Taliban Terrorist group in currently in doubts for being carried out this operation. These seven employees of the KEC company were kidnapped from Bagh-e-Shamal village in the city of Pul-e-Khomri, capital of Baghlan province. These Indian company is an electicity production company in the area.

The Baghlan provincial council has said that Taliban is behind the incident. At present the KEC International Company has not given any response related to this incident. Apart from this, the Indian Foreign Ministry has also not provided any information about this. Earlier, Taliban militants in Afghanistan attacked last month in a government establishment, in which 15 security personnel, including three officials, were killed.

Elections were held in Afghanistan recently, in which President Ashraf Ghani and the US had asked the Taliban not to take part in the election process and to leave the path of violence.

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