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Gunmen Kidnap 25 Lecturers of Kandahar University in Afghanistan

Unknown gunmen kidnapped at least 25 lecturers of Kandahar university in Eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.

Provincial Governor Spokesman Dawa Khan Meenapal said at least ten university students were also abducted by gunmen.

Meenapal further added that the university students and lecturers were on their way to capital Kabul when unknown gunmen abducted them.

He said the incident took place in Qarabagh district of Eastern Ghazni province and at least one university lecturer was also injured.

Head of the Kandahar University, Hazrat Mir Totakhel said the lecturers were travelling in a bus when Taliban militants abducted them.

The anti-government armed militants group including the Taliban militants have not commented on the report so far.

Source: Fars news agency