Seven Indians working for power company abducted in Afghanistan

Seven Indian engineers working for Afghanistan power plant kidnapped by gunmen in Baghlan province

Seven Indian engineers working for Afghanistan power plant kidnapped by gunmen in Baghlan province

In what was billed as a case of mistaken identity by the local media, seven Indian engineers and an Afghan national were kidnapped by Taliban gunmen in Afghanistan's northern Baghlan Province on Sunday.

The armed men abducted six Indians and one Afghan employee of Indian company KEC in Bagh-e-Shamal village of the provincial capital Pul-e-Khomre, TOLOnews reported, citing local officials.

Seven Indian engineers working for Afghanistan power plant kidnapped by gunmen in Baghlan province

The foreign ministry in New Delhi said it was in touch with Afghan authorities and was ascertaining details of the incident.

Seven Indian engineers have been kidnapped in Afghanistan along with their Afghan driver, police say.

Charlie Rose Sexually Harassed 3 CBS Staffers, Suit Claims
He later offered her a job with his company, which produced "The Charlie Rose Show" which aired on Bloomberg and PBS. After the bombshell story, Rose admitted to some of the allegations but has claimed there was no wrongdoing.

None of the terrorist groups operating in the country, has not yet claimed responsibility for the explosion.

According to Bashir Khan, a spokesman for the police department in Khost province, explosives apparently had been hidden in the mosque and were detonated while some people were praying and others registering to vote.

North Korea returns to Korean Standard Time
That session was considered among the last steps before Trump could schedule a face-to-face meeting with Kim. Should it materialize it would be a historic sit-down for a serving USA president and a North Korean leader.

Habib Shah Ansari, the provincial head of public health, provided the first precise toll from the attack, which was earlier confirmed by other officials.

There are concerns that the stickers could put voters in restive districts at risk of being targeted by Taliban or Islamic State militants who have signalled they intend to disrupt the elections.

New UK interior minister is son of Pakistani immigrants
He has rejected the controversial "hostile environment" tag attached to the government's immigration policy. Others have been told by the government that they are in Britain illegally and must leave.

Qatar has condemned the bombing of a mosque in eastern Afghanistan's province of Khost on Sunday, which caused several deaths and injured worshippers. Neither had an exact figure for casualties. The Taliban claimed the attack.

Recommended News

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.