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U.S. citizen kidnapped in Afghanistan

ANI  |  Kabul [Afghanistan] 

Unidentified armed men disguised as security force personnel kidnapped a U.S. citizen in on Sunday.

The Khaama news agency reported that the kidnapped American was working on a project for the Ministry of Agriculture and the

No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping.

According to reports, a senior official confirmed the man was kidnapped from outside his home in the Karte Char area of the city on Sunday.

Earlier on Sunday, the Pakistani Foreign Ministry also said that two of its employees from its Consulate in Jalalabad have gone missing since Friday while they were returning to by road.

Terrorist groups active in Afghanistan, such as the Taliban, al-Qaeda and the Islamic State frequently kidnap foreign nationals for ransom or blackmail.

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 12:58 IST