Five People Abducted By Taliban In Maidan Wardak

Kabul: Taliban insurgents abducted five people in Maidan Shahr on Wednesday, the provincial capital, said local officials of the Maidan Wardak province.

The abduction took place at No. 2 highway in the village of Malakhail in Maidan Shahr, said Mohammad Hofiani, spokesperson for the Maidan Wardak police.

Hofiani added that the abductees were traveling from Jalriz district to Maidan Shahr. According to him, they were traveling in a vehicle and then, the Taliban took them to an unknown place.

A spokesperson for the Maidan Wardak Police confirmed that a person named “General Mohammad Hussain” was among those abducted. He did not give more details about their identities.

The Taliban have not commented on the issue yet.

22 / April 2021
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