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Taliban kidnaps 70 villagers, kills seven along Afghanistan highway

Around 30 villagers have been released but at least 30 others are missing

AFP | PTI  |  Kandahar 

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Seventy Afghans were abducted from their village along the main highway in the south of the country, and at least seven were killed, police said, accusing the of the kidnappings.

Around 30 villagers have been released but at least 30 are missing, Abdul Raziq, the head of Kandahar provincial police told AFP, which was confirmed by officials at the Independent Human Rights Commission in Kandahar and

First Published: Sun, July 23 2017. 10:08 IST
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