• publish: 8 August 2016
  • time: 2:08 pm
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 4131

Two lecturers of the Afghan-American University abducted

Two lecturers of the American University for Afghanistan (AUFA) who were citizens of America and Australia were abducted late Sunday.

According to Afghan security officials, both were driving when their car was stopped by unknown gunmen wearing military uniforms.


The abductors have taken the lecturers to unknown location and the motive behind the incident is yet not known.


The incident took place at around 08:30 p.m. on Sunday in third district of Kabul police authority.


Australian Embassy in Kabul has confirmed that its citizen who was a lecturer at the American University for Afghanistan was kidnapped, but has not released further details.


American Embassy in Kabul also reportedly confirmed the abduction and has said it is working closely with Afghan security forces along with colleagues at AUFA to assist into the investigation and/or recovery of the abductees.


The incident is not first of its kind in Afghanistan where foreign citizens’ being in country is extremely


In April, an Australian female citizen Jane Wilson was abducted in eastern Nangarhar province. Her destiny and location is yet not Known.


A female citizen of India Judith D’Souza who had also been kidnapped around two months ago in Kabul, was released almost two weeks ago.


Following similar other incidents, Afghan ministry of Interior later issued a warning statement, saying foreign citizens in Afghanistan take extreme precautions and have guards.

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