In Afghanistan the Taliban kidnapped at least 40 civilians

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in fotobounce in the city of Kabul in Afghanistan. Archival photoIn Afghanistan the Taliban kidnapped at least 40 civilians© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

Militants of the radical movement «Taliban» has abducted at least 40 civilians in Northern Afghanistan, reports Tolo News, citing the police.

According to the representative of police of Samangan province, Mohammad Munir Rahimi, the attack occurred on Sunday morning in a village in the district Dresup. Rahimi said that the operation to rescue the hostages.

According to the channel, this road heavy trucks transport coal from the mines in Dareste to local markets in different cities of Afghanistan.

Earlier Tuesday, the Agency Pajak reported that the Taliban abducted 25 civilians in Northern Afghanistan. People were in two vehicles on the mainline Sari Pul Balkh. According to the police, at the moment their fate is unknown.

In Afghanistan there is a confrontation between government forces and the radical movement «Taliban». Also a certain influence in the country is prohibited in the Russian terrorist group «Islamic state.»* Throughout Afghanistan conducted a large-scale operation against extremists.

* A terrorist organization banned in Russia