Brother of Afghan minister kidnapped in Pakistan

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November 2, 2008 09:15

Gunmen in Pakistan kidnapped the brother of Afghanistan's finance minister while he was walking to his mother's home after praying at a mosque, Afghan officials said Sunday. Zia ul-Haq Ahadi was abducted in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Friday, said Haziz Shams, the spokesman for Afghanistan's Finance Ministry. The kidnapped man's brother is Finance Minister Anwar ul-Haq Ahadim. Shams said it isn't known who kidnapped Ahadi. No demands had been made, and the kidnappers have not contacted officials or the Ahadi family.


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