Taliban militants abducted 28 civilians in Maidan Wardak Province.

According to a released statement by the provincial police, 28 people who were on the route from Hisa-e-Aawal-e-Behsud to Kabul city, were abducted on their way.

These civilians were stopped and kidnapped in Siya Petab and Pul-Mehrab areas in the Jalriz district of Maidan Wardak province on Wednesday morning, MoI stated.

No further details were provided on the abductees, and the Taliban have not yet commented in this regard.

The areas where these civilians were kidnapped are allegedly under the militant’s influence.

This comes as peace negotiators from both sides are engaged in Intra-Afghan peace talks.


  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.