On Sunday morning, seven Indian engineers and their Afghan driver were abducted while driving to work at a power station in Baghlan.
The group were driving near Bagh-e-Shamal, in an area largely controlled by the Taliban, when the incident occurred. There have been reports that they were mistaken for government employees.
The engineers are employees of KEC International Limited, a subcontractor of Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), which operates the power station. There have been no reports of a ransom demand yet, and a search for the missing engineers is underway.
- Times of India: 7 Indian engineers abducted in Afghanistan by Taliban gunmen
- Khaleej Times: Seven Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan
- Hindustan Times: Seven Indian engineers working for power plant abducted in Afghanistan
- News18: Abducted Indian Engineers Were Mistaken for Afghan Govt Employees, Says Governor
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