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.

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