New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday offered support to the family of an Indian woman who was abducted in Afghanistan and said that her government will spare no efforts to rescue her.
The Indian national, identified as Judith D'Souza, was abducted by the Taliban on Thursday from the Afghan capital Kabul.
In a tweet, the external affairs minister on Friday said, “I have spoken to the sister of Judith D' Souza. We will spare no efforts to rescue her.”
Judith, who hails from Kolkata, works for the NGO Aga Khan Foundation. She was reportedly kidnapped from outside her office along with several others.
Citing official sources, the ANI reported that “All efforts are being made by the Afghanistan authorities to secure her early release.
“The Indian embassy is in touch with senior Afghan authorities and the government is also in touch with her family members.”