The daughter of Afghanistan’s ambassador to Pakistan was briefly kidnapped and mistreated by unknown assailants, the Afghan authorities stated on Saturday.
Silsila Alikhil was on her approach house when she was seized for a number of hours and “severely tortured”, the Afghan overseas ministry stated in an announcement, with out giving extra particulars of Friday’s abduction in Islamabad.
“After being launched from the abductors’ captivity, Ms Alikhil is beneath medical care on the hospital,” the assertion added, urging an investigation and safety for Afghan diplomats.
Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry stated in an announcement that the Afghan embassy had knowledgeable it Alikhil was assaulted whereas driving in a rented automobile. Police have been investigating the “disturbing incident” and safety had been tightened for the ambassador and his household, it stated.
Neighbors Pakistan and Afghanistan have lengthy had frosty ties. Kabul accuses Pakistan of permitting protected havens for Taliban insurgents, whereas Islamabad accuses Kabul of permitting militants to make use of their territory to hold out assaults in Pakistan.
Both deny the costs.
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