Afghan Investors Scared by Kidnapping Wave

Businessmen suspect they make easy targets for organised criminals linked to government.

  • Afghan businessmen say they don’t feel properly protected from kidnappers. Here, Afghan police on a training exercise simulate searching a suspect. (Photo: US Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Ernesto Hernandez Fonte/Isafmedia)

Afghan police and relatives of powerful officials have been linked to a wave of kidnapping and killing that threatens to scare away investors vital to economic recovery.



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