Foreign national goes missing in NE Afghanistan

21:53, October 25, 2010      

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A foreign national went missing in Takhar province northeast Afghanistan on Monday, a spokesman for provincial administration said.

"Today a foreign national went missing in Bangi area on the way from Kunduz to Takhar province," Faiz Mohammad Tawhidi told Xinhua.

The incident happened at 11:00 a.m. local time, he further said, adding search operation has begun to locate and ensure his safe release.

Meantime, another local official on the condition of anonymity said that the missing man's name is Peter and he was abducted along with his local interpreter.

However, he failed to provide more information.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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