The anti-government armed militants have kidnapped a group of six journalists in South-eastern Paktiya province of Afghanistan.

The informed sources said the militants kidnapped the journalists from the vicinity of Zurmat district Market on Friday.

The sources further added that the journalists were on their way to cover a event when the militants stopped and abducted them.

According to reports, the militants have abducted the reports of Radi Killid, Radio Milma, Pashtun Voice and Yaran Radio.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of the journalists so far.

However, the local sources are saying that militants belonging to Taliban group have abducted the journalists.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far.