Indians read news about seven Indian Engineers abducted in Afghanistan

Some gunmen purported to be from the Taliban had seized them from a vehicle on the outskirts of Baghian's provincial capital on 6 May 2018. They were in the country to work at a power project site. The abductors also took their Afghani driver along with them

New Delhi: Of the seven engineers that were kidnapped in Afghanistan in mid-2018 and held as captives, one has returned to India. The Indian government is working towards securing the release of the other six.

A statement was released by the Indian ministry of external affairs on Monday confirming the matter. 

"One of the seven Indian nationals, who was kidnapped in Baghlan Province of Afghanistan in May 2018, has safely returned to India", the statement read.