Media said the number of kidnapped in Afghanistan bus passengers

© AP Photo / Rahmat GulСотрудник the Afghan security service. Archival photoMedia said the number of kidnapped in Afghanistan bus passengers© AP Photo / Rahmat Gul

Militants of the radical movement «Taliban»* stole 30 bus passengers in southern Afghanistan, according to the Agency Pagvac with reference to the statement of the Governor of Uruzgan province Dost Mohammad Nabi.

Earlier, the TV channel Tolo News, citing the police of Kandahar reported that was kidnapped 19 people.

According to TV channel, the incident occurred on Tuesday. The bus was traveling on the highway between Kandahar and Uruzgan when he was attacked by the Taliban*.

According to the Agency, the identity stolen is not yet established, is under investigation.

The Taliban* the incident did not comment.

The situation in Afghanistan in recent months, has deteriorated markedly. Radical movement «Taliban»*, formerly possessed a large territory in rural areas of the country, launched a major offensive against the city. Also in the country has increased the influence of the terrorist group ISIS*.

* Banned in Russia as a terrorist organization.