Jawzjan local officials say the farmers were kidnapped on Monday by unknown gunmen in Aqcha district
Gunmen Kidnap Nine Farmers In Jawzjan Province
Jawzjan governor’s spokesman Mohammad Reza Ghafoori on Tuesday said nine farmers were kidnapped from Aqcha district of Jawzjan province on Monday by unknown gunmen.
According to local officials, the incident happened in Jangal Arigh area of the district.
Ghafoori said the identity of the kidnappers is still not known, but efforts are ongoing to identify them.
The farmers had come from Muradian district of the province to Aqcha district to pick up harvested poppies, Ghafoori said.