The militants of the Islamist Taliban have kidnapped at least 60 people in southern Afghan province of Kandahar. On Saturday, July 22, told the radio station Voice of America representatives of the local authorities.
According to some sources, people had been abducted the day before from their homes in the village, the other in the last four days, when militants attacked passing adjacent to the village road buses.
It is reported that seven prisoners were killed by the kidnappers. Locals found their bodies.
According to the authorities of the province, from 20 to 30 hostages could be released. In the police report that they were released by the militants, a spokesman for the Governor, in turn, claims that the hostages escaped on their own, transmits «Interfax».