A foreign national, reported in different places as American and/or Kenyan, was abducted from the Kati Char district of Kabul on Sunday morning as he traveled to work. Details are scarce and no group has yet claimed responsibility, but a significant man hunt is underway.

From Tolo News

U.S Citizen Kidnapped In Kabul

A U.S citizen was kidnapped in Kabul city early Sunday morning, officials have confirmed. 

According to a senior government official, the man was abducted from outside his house in PD3 in Karte Char area early Sunday. 

He said the man had been working on a World Bank-funded project for the ministry of agriculture, irrigation and livestock. 

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From ABC News

US citizen living in Afghanistan kidnapped on way to work: Police

Police originally said that the man, whose name has not been released, was working on a World Bank project with the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture. But later on Sunday, Alex Ferguson, a spokesman for the World Bank, denied the claim.

“No World Bank staff have been kidnapped,” Ferguson told ABC News in an email. “Our understanding is that these reports refer to an employee of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAIL) who is working for the National Horticulture and Livestock Project (NHLP), which is funded by a World Bank managed trust fund.”

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