Two Turkish engineers, interpreter kidnapped in AfghanistanJuly 15th, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 15 (DPA) A group of gunmen has kidnapped two Turkish engineers working at a construction project in Afghanistan’s western Herat province, a senior police official said Tuesday. “Two Turkish nationals, construction engineers, and their interpreter were kidnapped Monday by unknown gunmen from Pashtoon Pul area of Islam Qala town bordering with Iran,” a regional police spokesman Abdul Rauf Ahmadi said Tuesday.
“Their car and their passports were found in Jaghartan area of Enjeel district of Heart province; the gunmen just took the Turkish engineers to an unknown location,” Ahmadi said.
No one had claimed responsibility for the abduction yet, he said.
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