Asadullah Dawlatzai, the Laghman governor’s spokesman, confirmed to Pajhwok Afghan News the workers were freed by Taliban militants yesterday evening, thanks to tribal elders mediation.
Attaullah Khogyani, the governor spokesman for neighboring Nangarhar province, also confirmed the power utility employees had been released and said an effort was underway to reconnect the broken electricity lines.
The DABS workers had visited the Badpakh district to reconnect broken power cables when they were kidnapped by the insurgents
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Sunday 28 October 2018 15:40