A foreign female aid worker has reportedly been kidnapped by unknown gunmen from Kabul-Jalalabad highway, according to Khaama Press.
According to the local officials in Nangarhar province, they are aware of an incident involving the kidnapping of a woman in the vicinity of this province.
The officials further added that preliminary reports suggest the women working for a Non-Government Organization and was travelling on Kabul-Jalalabad highway when kidnapped.
No group has so far claimed responsibility behind the abduction of the aid worker so far.
Nangarhar is among the relatively volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan where anti-government armed militant groups are actively operating in a number of its districts.
Insurgents loyal to the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group have also gained foothold in a number of its remote districts during the recent months.
Incidents involving kidnapping on highways have not been rare on main highways of the country, specifically in volatile provinces.
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