2 Indians abducted by Taliban in Afghanistan in 2018 return to India

New Delhi (NVI): Two Indian nationals, who were abducted by the Taliban in May 2018 and released from captivity in Afghanistan on July 31, returned to India today, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

To recall, seven Indian nationals were kidnapped in Afghanistan in May 2018, including the two who returned today. Six Indian nationals have now been released so far from captivity, the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement.

“We thank the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for their constant and unwavering support in securing the release of the Indians,” the MEA statement read.