Man rescued from kidnappers after 25 days in Kabul

Source: Xinhua| 2021-11-10 20:11:01|Editor: huaxia
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KABUL, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) -- A young man was rescued from kidnappers after 25 days of abduction in Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, the Taliban-led caretaker administration's intelligence office said.

"As a result of a series of precise operations, personnel of the General Directorate of Intelligence (GDI) of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan managed to rescue a youngster Mahdi from kidnappers," who asked for 6 million U.S. dollars in ransom from his family for his release, said the office in a statement.

The man was rescued in Paghman district, a recreational site west of Kabul, where kidnappings often take place.

The office did not give details if the abductors have been arrested or not.

The Taliban-led administration has vowed to continue crackdown on criminals including thieves, armed robbers and kidnappers. Enditem

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