Overseas Civilian Contractors

News and issues relating to Civilian Contractors working Overseas

Canadian man and American woman kidnapped in Wardak

Khaama Press  October 12, 2012

According to reports two foreign nationals were abducted by unknown gunmen in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan.

A local security official speaking on the condition of anonymity said the two individuals were kidnapped in Syedabad district.

The source further added the two individuals including a Canadian Man and an American woman were civilians.

They were kidnapped while they were on their way from eastern Ghazni province to capital Kabul.

No group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

Afghan government officials yet to comment regarding the report.

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October 12, 2012 Posted by | Afghanistan, Civilian Contractors, Contractors Kidnapped, Contractors Missing | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bulgarian Contractors released in Darfur

London South East

June 6 (Reuters) – Three Bulgarian helicopter crew members who were abducted in Sudan’s western Darfur region have been released, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Monday.

The three WFP contractors were kidnapped by armed men at an air strip in Darfur on Jan. 13.

June 6, 2011 Posted by | Africa, Civilian Contractors, Contractors Kidnapped, Contractors Missing, Safety and Security Issues | , , , | Leave a comment