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20 Bus Passengers Kidnapped in Afghanistan

Authorities in Afghanistan said unknown gunmen on Saturday kidnapped at least 20 bus passengers in a southern region where suspected loyalists of the self-named Islamic State (IS) group earlier this month beheaded seven civilian hostages, including three females. Police officers in the volatile Zabul province said militants stopped several buses on the main highway not far from the provincial capital early in the morning and seized the passengers. Provincial authorities told VOA Afghan...

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