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Kunar deputy governor freed after abduction in Peshawar

Salaam Times

ASADABAD -- Qazi Mohammad Nabi Ahmadi, the deputy governor of Kunar Province, has been rescued after being held captive for three months in Pakistan, Pajhwok Afghan News reported Friday (January 5).

Ahmadi was visiting Peshawar, the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, for medical treatment when he was kidnapped October 28.

Ahmadi was freed Thursday (January 4), Abdul Ghani Musamim, spokesperson for Kunar's provincial governor, confirmed Friday. He did not provide further details, including the affiliation or identity of Ahamadi's captors.

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