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Body of kidnapped coalmine worker found

Security & Crime


Body of kidnapped coalmine worker found

Jan 10, 2017 - 13:23

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Kidnappers killed a Shabashk coalmine worker in the Dara-i-Saof Bala district of northern Samangan province despite getting one million afghanis in ransom from the hostage’s family.

Security forces found the dead body of the mine worker named Ghulam Hussain and handed it over to his family on Monday. Seven individuals have been detained so far in connection with the incident.

Police officer 2nd Lt. Mohammad Munir Rahimi told Pajhwok Afghan News Ghulam Hussain -- hailing from central Daikundi province -- had been abducted by on November 4 from the coalmine.

He said the worker was shot dead and his corpse found in the Chaikhaki locality of Roidoaab district three days back. The district shares a border with Dara-i-Sauf Bala.

The body was handed over to the victim’s family after identification, he said. The worker’s family said they would carry the body to Kabulinfo-icon and register a case there.


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