Afghanistan: German reporter kidnapped by Taliban

July 25, 2007 14:12

A German journalist and two Afghans accompanying him were kidnapped by Taliban militants in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, a governor said. The journalist, who was not identified, was abducted by militants inside a house in Kunar province's Watapur district, said Dedar Shalezai, the provincial governor. Germany said it is investigating claims a German journalist may have been abducted, and a German magazine said one of its reporters might be missing.

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