An Indian woman working for an NGO in Afghanistan has been kidnapped from Taimani area of Kabul.
According to Sources, the the girl has been identified as Judith D’Souza from Kolkata who was working for Aga Khan Foundation in Afghanistan.
The Afghan authorities are making efforts to secure her release, official sources said today. The Indian embassy is in contact with Afghan authorities to ensure her safe release, the sources informed.The government is also in touch with the victim’s family in Kolkata. No group has claimed responsibility for the incident yet.
Earlier last month, the Indian Embassy issued a security alert for its citizens residing in Afghanistan and travelling to the country.
“All Indians residing and travelling to Afghanistan are advised that the security situation in the country remains highly volatile. Terrorist attacks have taken place in the country against foreigners and are expected to continue. There is also the risk of kidnapping and hostage taking throughout the Afghanistan,” a statement said.