20 de-miners abducted in Afghanistan's Logar province
PUL-E-ALAM, Afghanistan -- Armed men have abducted 20 de-miners in Afghanistan's eastern Logar province, spokesman for the provincial government Salim Khan Saleh said on Thursday.
"Some unidentified armed men intercepted a bus of a de-mining agency on the outskirts of provincial capital Pul-e-Alam Wednesday evening and took the bus along with 20 de-miners to an unknown location," Saleh told Xinhua.
Without giving more details, he added that a search operation was underway to ensure the safe release of the abductees.[ Editor: zyq ]