• publish: 28 February 2018
  • time: 4:46 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 5881

36 people kidnapped & killed in Kandahar

Afghan officials announce that during separate incidents in southern Afghanistan about 30 people, including 19 police officers, have been kidnapped and six police killed by insurgents.

“A group of insurgents attacked a police checkpoint, killing six police and wounding five others. Gen. Abdul Raziq, Kandahar’s police chief.” Says Wednesday

Raziq further added that at the same time another group of insurgents wearing army uniforms stopped a bus and kidnapped 30 people, of whom 19 are policemen.

 Both incidents took place Tuesday night at the border between Kandahar and Uruzgan provinces, he said.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack or abduction, but Raziq blamed Taliban fighters.


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