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Afghan Ambassador’s Daughter Abducted, Tortured In Pakistan

Silsila Alikhil was on her way home when she was seized for several hours and "severely tortured", the foreign ministry said in a statement. The Afghan government has urged the Pakistani government to identify and prosecute the perpetrators at the soonest time possible.

The daughter of Afghan envoy to Pakistan Najibullah Alikhil was abducted on Friday and severely tortured by unknown individuals in Islamabad, according to Afghanistan’s ministry of foreign affairs.

Silsila Alikhil, 26, was kidnapped while she was on her way home from Jinnah supermarket.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Silsila Alikhil has been admitted to a hospital and is under medical care after being released from captivity.


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