Indian Woman Working With NGO Kidnapped In Kabul

An Indian woman identified as Judith D'Souza has been kidnapped in KabulAfghanistan. Ms D'Souza reportedly works with the Agha Khan network, an international NGO.

Ms D'Souza, 40, was kidnapped on Thursday night. She had been in Kabul for a year and was to come home to Kolkata on June 15.

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has spoken to her family. In response to a tweet from her brother, the minister said the government is "doing everything to

She is your sister and India's daughter. We are doing everything to rescue her. Pl take care of your sick father.https://twitter.com/jeromedsouza/status/741192377474383872 
Sources said all efforts are being made by Afghan authorities to secure Ms D'Souza's early release.

Last month, the Indian Embassy had issued a security advisory for Indians residing inAfghanistan and travelling to the country.

"All Indians residing and travelling to Afghanistan are advised that the security situation in the country remains highly volatile. Terrorist attacks have taken place in the country against foreigners and are expected to continue. There is also the risk of kidnapping and hostage taking throughout the Afghanistan. The Embassy advises all Indians in Afghanistan to live and work with adequate security precautions," the statement said.

Source: http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/indian-woman-working-with-ngo-kidnapped-in-kabul-sources-1417493

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