7 Afghan policemen missing - official
The commander of Border Police in east Afghanistan Mohammad Zaman Mamozai said on Sunday seven policemen had gone missing in Nangarhar province of eastern Afghanistan.
"Seven policemen with their weapons have gone missing in Ghoshta district since Saturday," Mamozai told Xinhua.
He said that the search to locate the missing is underway/
Meantime, Mullah Khan Mohammad, who claims to be a Taliban commander in the eastern region, has claimed responsibility for the abduction of these police constables.
In talks with media from an undisclosed location, Mullah Khan Mohammad said he would not release the kidnapped police unless the Afghan government set free his Taliban comrades. However, he did not give more details.