Afghanistan: UN staff member abducted in Kabul

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 22, 2018, 08.19 AM (IST)

A woman staff member of the United Nations was abducted on Monday morning from the Khair Khana area of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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According to reports, the woman was on her way to drop her child off at school before leaving for work.

The child she was dropping off was also abducted with her.

Further details of the incident are awaited.

Meanwhile, on Saturday night, six civilians were killed and three injured in the Taliban attack at the Intercontinental hotel which was scheduled to host an IT conference on January 21.