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Afghanistan Deputy Public Works Minister Kidnapped in Kabul

Afghanistan's deputy public works minister was kidnapped by gunmen Tuesday, in the country's latest high-profile abduction. Police say Ahmad Shah Wahid was pulled from his car as he was traveling to work in the Khir Khana district of northern Kabul. The motive for the kidnapping is not clear. There have been no claims of responsibility. Many Afghan government officials have been kidnapped for ransom or assassinated in recent years. The abduction comes ten days after...

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