Afghanistan: UN voices concern over arrest of international aid workers

Afghanistan: UN voices concern over arrest of international aid workers

The Office of the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Afghanistan today said it was "very concerned" about the arrest of eight international aid workers in Kabul.

The relief workers belong to Shelter Now International, a United States-based non-governmental organization.

According to a UN spokesman in New York, the UN Office in Kabul is monitoring the situation and trying to obtain more information about the arrests from the Taliban.