Soon After PM Modi’s Departure, Indian Woman Working With NGO Abducted In Afghanistan

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11:51 am 10 Jun, 2016


An Indian woman working with an international NGO has been reportedly kidnapped in Kabul.

Judith D'Souza/Facebook

Judith D’Souza/Facebook

According to TV reports, the woman has been identified as 40-year-old Judith D’Souza, a resident of Kolkata.

The woman, a senior technical adviser with the Aga Khan Foundation, was abducted from Kabul on June 9 night.

The abduction took place near the Qala-e-Fatullah area which has witnessed abductions in the past as well. No one has claimed responsibility for the incident so far.

All efforts are being made by Afghanistan authorities to secure the early release of abducted woman.


Though it is hard to tell what exactly the motive could be, there have been several attempts in the past to target Indian interests and missions in Afghanistan.

PM Modi recently visited Afghanistan to inaugurate Afghan-India friendship dam indianexpress

PM Modi recently visited Afghanistan to inaugurate Afghan-India friendship dam indianexpress

“Indian embassy is in touch with senior Afghan authorities. The government is also in touch with family of Indian national,” reports said.

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