Afghanistan Crisis: Indian-origin man kidnapped by Taliban, MEA checking facts
On Monday morning around eight o'clock some people came to his shop and kidnapped him and his associates at gunpoint.
New Delhi: As soon as the Taliban have taken power, they have announced that they will not take revenge on anyone, but this is not the case in reality. The Taliban are taking revenge on everyone who was with the Afghan government.
It is reported that an Indian national of Afghan origin was kidnapped in broad daylight in Kabul. It is believed that the Taliban were the ones who abducted at gunpoint. After the incident, the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India has been contacted and prompt action has been demanded.
Indian man kidnapped in Afghanistan:
Bansari Lal Arende, an Indian citizen of Afghan origin, does business in Kabul. He is a businessman in pharmaceutical products. On Monday morning around eight o'clock some people came to his shop and kidnapped him and his associates at gunpoint. After the incident, sensation spread in the entire area. It is being told that all the associates of Basandi Lal Arende managed to escape.
Seeking intervention from the Ministry of External Affairs:
Indian World Forum President Puneet Singh Chandok told that he has received information about kidnapping from the Hindu-Sikh community in Afghanistan. After this, he has contacted the Ministry of External Affairs and demanded immediate intervention in this matter.
Afghanistan to resume International flights:
Kabul Airport Director Abdul Hadi Hamdani has said that Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport will soon be ready for international flights. Work is underway to fix technical issues at Kabul Airport. On Monday, he said in a video clip that domestic flight operations had started and international flights would start soon, Xinhua news agency quoted Hamdani as saying. Efforts are on to resolve the remaining 10 to 15 per cent technical problems at the airport, he said.
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