Tuesday 15 October 2019, 06:41 AM
3 Indians released in exchange for Taliban prisoners
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 10/7/2019 4:43:02 PM
3 Indians released in exchange for Taliban prisoners

Kabul: Three Indian engineers who were taken hostage about six months ago in Afghanistan's Baghlan province have been freed in exchange for 11 Taliban prisoners, a former commander of the militant group has said.The news was confirmed by Sayed Mohammad Akbar Agha on Sunday, TOLO News reported.

According to Agha, the freed Taliban members include Sheikh Abdul Rahim, former Governor of Kunar, and Maulvi Abdul Rashid Baloch, a former Governor of Nimroz.The Taliban has not officially confirmed the development, nor have officials from the Afghan or Indian governments.

In May 2018, seven Indian engineers were abducted in Baghlan's Bagh-e-Shamal village. They were employees of the Indian company KEC.One abducted engineer was released this year and has returned to India. The fate of the other three remain unknown.




भारत डिफेंस कवच की नई हिन्दी पत्रिका ‘डिफेंस मॉनिटर’ का ताजा अंक ऊपर दर्शाया गया है। इसके पहले दस पन्ने आप मुफ्त देख सकते हैं। पूरी पत्रिका पढ़ने के लिए कुछ राशि का भुगतान करना होता है। पुराने अंक आप पूरी तरह फ्री पढ़ सकते हैं। पत्रिका के अंकों पर क्लिक करें और देखें। -संपादक

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