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Unidentified gunmen kidnap 3 civilians in Nooristan

Immigration News

gunmenA group of unknown armed men have kidnapped three civilians in eastern Nooristan province, an official said on Wednesday.

According to the official, the three men were dragged out of a vehicle in the outskirt of Paroun, the provincial capital of Nooristan, and taken to an undisclosed location.

They are originally from neighboring Kunar province but were going to Barg Matal district to work as day labors, the official said.

He added that there is no information about the where about of the hostages but local elders and administration is trying to locate them and set them free.

Motive behind the incident is unknown but militants often stop civilian vehicles in volatile parts of the country and kidnap passengers after accusing them as being government employees.

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