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Indian woman abducted in Kabul

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 June 2016, 11:45 IST

An Indian woman has been abducted in the capital city of Afghanistan, Kabul.

According to media reports, the victim was identified as Judith D'Souza, an employee at an international NGO, the Agha Khan network.

Media reports indicate that the 40-year-old D'Souza was kidnapped on the night of 9 June from Taimani area of Kabul.

The matter is being looked into by authorities as the Indian embassy is said to be in touch with senior Afghan officials and the government is also in touch with D'Souza's family in Kolkata.

Sources added said that all efforts are being made by Afghan authorities to release the body at the earliest.

"Our Embassy is in touch with senior Afghan authorities and the government is in touch with her family in Kolkata too. All efforts are being made by Afghan authorities to secure her early release", Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) officials were reported as saying.

First published: 10 June 2016, 11:45 IST
 
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