Taliban kill 9, abduct 35 in Afghan bus attacks

May 31, 2016 1:26 PM

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The Taliban attacked several buses on a road in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday morning, forcing passengers to disembark and killing nine people and abducting at least 35, officials said.

According to Mahmood Danish, the governor's spokesman, the assault in the volatile, northern Kunduz province took place in Aliabad district as the buses were travelling from the capital, Kabul, northeast to Takhar and Badakhshan provinces. It wasn't immediately clear where the nine were killed, he s...

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