Taliban free four Turkish engineers in Afghanistan: PM Erdoğan
ISTANBUL - Agence France-Presse
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. DHA photoTurkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday announced that the Taliban have freed four of eight Turkish engineers taken hostage last month in Afghanistan.
"Eight Turkish engineers were kidnapped recently in Afghanistan when their helicopter crashed. Thanks to the efforts of MIT (Turkish intelligence), four of them were handed over to us and are safe," Erdoğan told a rally in Istanbul.