Mahdi Rasekh, The representative of Maidan Wardak at the Lower House of Parliament said that Taliban insurgents had abducted 18 civilians in Jalriz district of the province.
Rasekh said that the Taliban had abducted the men today (Wednesday) from the Siah-e-Pitab area of Jalriz district and transferred them to a mosque in the area.
He added that the abducted people are the residents of Hes-e Awal Behsod district. “The Taliban have taken these people down from several passenger vehicles,” explained Mahdi Rasekh. “They then separated the women and children, took the men with them, and sent the women to Kabul in other vehicles.”
Rasekh noted that the people were abducted by the Sayed Taqi known as “Bacheyne Sayed Forotan” who was recently joined the Taliban group.
The Taliban have not yet commented.