In Southern Afghanistan
Saturday, January 26, 2008
A U.S. aid worker has been kidnapped in southern Afghanistan... The governor of Kandahar province, Asadullah Khalid, says gunmen abducted the 49-year-old woman and her driver Saturday while they were traveling near the southern city of Kandahar. The American woman was wearing a burqa and was on her way to work... Khalid says the woman had been living in the province for a while. He says she worked for a non-governmental organization focusing on agriculture and development...
Read this sad report at VOANews.com