Afghan envoy's daughter kidnapped and tortured in Islamabad
Ms.Silsila Alikhil, daughter of Najib Alikhil, Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan was briefly kidnapped and severely tortured by suspected unknown assailants in Pakistan, while she was on her way home and left her with injuries and rope marks on Friday, Afghanistan foreign ministry said on Saturday in a statement. It did not give any details further.
Afghan authorities summoned Pakistan's envoy to Kabul to lodge a formal complaint and said it strongly condemns this heinous act. Tensions between the two countries looms with this latest development.
The foreign ministry of Afghan expressed concern over the safety and security of diplomats, their families and staff members of Afghan political and consular missions in Pakistan.
This is a major development amid peace process going on to ease the tensions between Afghan and Pakistan which is facing allegations by war prone country that Pakistan backing the Taliban insurgents. But Pakistan accuses Kabul of allowing militants to use their territory to carry out attacks in Pakistan. Neighbouring countries ( Pakistan and Afghanistan) have had long frosty ties.