Afghan Taliban releases three Indian hostages: Report

The Afghan Taliban mentioned it has freed three Indian engineers held hostage for over a 12 months in an trade for securing the discharge of 11 of its members, together with some high-ranking officers of the militant group, in accordance with a media report on Monday.

The prisoner swap occurred on Sunday, The Express Tribune quoted two Taliban officers as saying, nevertheless it didn’t disclose the placement. The Taliban officers spoke on situation of anonymity, citing what they described because the delicate nature of the difficulty, the paper cited a RFE/RL report.

The officers refused to say who the militant group exchanged the prisoners with and whether or not the freed Taliban members have been being held by Afghan authorities or US forces in Afghanistan.

The officers mentioned the freed Taliban leaders embrace Sheikh Abdur Rahim and Mawlawi Abdur Rashid, who had served because the rebel group’s governors of Kunar and Nimroz provinces respectively through the Taliban administration earlier than it was deposed by the US-led forces in 2001.

The Taliban officers supplied a photograph and pictures of what they mentioned was the freed militants being greeted after their launch.

There was no quick remark from Afghan or Indian authorities.

Seven Indian engineers working for an influence plant in Afghanistan’s northern Baghlan Province have been kidnapped in May 2018. No group has claimed accountability for his or her abduction. One of the hostages was launched in March, however the destiny of the others stays unknown.


Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on reddit
Share on vk
Share on odnoklassniki

Login to Comment

Follow creators, Create posts or Comments on post, All in one Login.


Didn’t find any awesome content on HomePage!! Don’t work we have some more options for you. ;)

Log In

Forgot password?

Don't have an account? Register

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

To use social login you have to agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. %privacy_policy%

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Create Account

Create Account & Share posts like videos, audios or writings here with the world.
It's free