11 landmine clearers kidnapped in Afghanistan | BreakingNews.ie:
Rauf Ahmadi, spokesman for the police chief of western Herat province, said a military operation has been launched in the area, with six suspects detained.
He said tribal elders had earlier tried negotiating for the men's release.
He said all 11 were Afghans employed by the Halo Trust mine clearing organisation. They were abducted on Friday.