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BREAKING: 2 Professors Kidnapped At Gunpoint At American University!

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We are just learning that two professors, including one American, have been kidnapped at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul.

According to reports, five gunman disguised as Afghan military officers, abducted the American and his Australian colleague in Kabul.

From Fox News:

The two foreigners were taken from their SUV while driving on Sunday night on a main road near the American University of Afghanistan, according to Sediq Sediqqi, spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry. They are believed to be employees of the university and were traveling between the university and their residence, he said.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the abduction.

Sediqqi also added that initial reports show that up to five armed men stopped the foreigners’ vehicle and carried out the kidnapping. The two abducted are both men, he said. He did not reveal any more details except to say that an investigation is underway.

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul issued a brief statement confirming the kidnapping of an American citizen but gave no further details “due to privacy concerns.”

“U.S. Embassy security officials are working closely with Afghan law enforcement and security colleagues and AUAF to assist in the investigation into the kidnapping,” it said, referring to the American University of Afghanistan.

This is an ongoing story so please stay with Headline Politics for all the latest information! 

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2 Comments

  1. Barbara says:

    It is time to withdraw our people from Afgan and any that might be in Iran or Iraq. Enough of this BS. It is not worth the effect from us to educate or reform this out of control gov. They need to stop counting on us and start taking control themselfs. It is not worth our peoples lives.!!!!!!

  2. Gary says:

    What are those dumb asses doing over there anyway? Oh it’s the money.

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