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US citizen abducted in Afghanistan

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 06 Feb 2020

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Khost: Unknown men abducted a US citizen, who is working as a contractor, in the Khost Province in eastern Afghanistan, media reports said on Thursday.

The identities of the abductors are still not known.

a US official told CNN efforts to track and locate the individual are ongoing and noted that the contractor was not working for the US military at the time of the abduction.

A State Department spokesperson told CNN, "The welfare and safety of US citizens abroad is one of the highest priorities of the Department of State. We have no further comment."  

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