8am: Sources in Ghazni have reported that the Taliban rebels have abducted a married woman from the province and have taken her to Urozgan province. The woman was abducted by the Taliban a week ago, sources reported on Thursday. According to sources, the woman along with her child was taken from the village of Pashi
8am: Sources in Panjshir province have reported that a Taliban military vehicle was targeted by a magnetic roadside mine in Astana area of Bazarak district in the province. The vehicle was targeted on Tuesday, May 24. As a result of this incident, the Taliban rebels have suffered casualties, but the exact number is not yet
8am: Over the past week, the Taliban rebels have arrested 35 Panjshiri residents in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, and taken them to an unknown location, sources confirm. As reported, some of these Panjshiri residents were sitting in front of their friend’s house. Suddenly, a number of the Taliban members raid them using a private
By Malali Bashir Abubakar Siddique Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty March 9, 2022 Nadima Noor, a female Afghan-Canadian aid worker who runs a humanitarian organization in Kabul, vanished last month. Noor’s family in Canada, who spoke to eyewitnesses, said a group of Taliban fighters entered her office, forced her into a car, and whisked her away in
Tolo News: More than 40 business people have been abducted in the city of Kabul and across the country over the past two months. The Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) said these traders have been kidnapped in Kabul, Kandahar, Nangarhar, Kunduz, Herat and Balk provinces. Click here to read more (external link).
Zarif Nazar Abubakar Siddique Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty March 5, 2021 The abduction of a child in northern Afghanistan has shocked the country’s Turkmen minority. It has prompted members of the community to shut the country’s northern river ports and border crossings with its Central Asian neighbors and hold protests both in Afghanistan and elsewhere
Thousands joined a rally in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif on February 7 to demand the authorities do more to free a kidnapped child. Abdul-Rauf, a 9-year-old ethnic Turkmen boy, has been held captive for more than three months by kidnappers who are demanding a ransom. The family accuses the authorities of
Ariana: President Ashraf Ghani has threatened to fire security chiefs in Balkh province if they fail to locate and rescue the abducted nine-year-old boy, Abdul Rauf. Abdul Rauf was kidnapped three months ago, by armed men in military uniforms, from PD4 of Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital of Balkh. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty February 7, 2020 U.S. officials say an American appears to have been kidnapped in Afghanistan by a group linked to Taliban militants. The officials on February 6 said they believe that 57-year-old Mark Frerichs of Illinois was kidnapped by the Haqqani network, which is based in Khost. It was not immediately