At least 31 Taliban militants were killed by Afghan security forces backed by US air strikes in Afghanistan's central Ghazni province, as the Afghan army battled to protect a key highway, officials said on Saturday.
They were abducted while traveling to the area, where the company owns an electricity sub-station contract.
The Indian embassy officials in Kabul also confirmed the incident. They, along with their Afghan driver, were grabbed by unknown gunmen from a vehicle on the fringes of the Baghlan provincial capital, Pul-e Khumri, on May 6, according to BBC.
Television reports said local police officials had been told by the Taliban that the Indians were being held by the group.
The engineers were working for Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), which operates stations generating power, Indian officials in Kabul said.
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Maliha Hassan, an election commissioner, said that 1.2 million Afghans had registered to vote so far, out of what is believed to be 14 million who are eligible. Nemati said they are trying to get the abductees released with the mediation of tribal elders.
External Affairs Ministry in New Delhi said it was in touch with Afghan authorities and was ascertaining the details of the incident. The Taliban claimed the attack.
As reported by the Governor of the province of Abdoulaye, Nemati, the kidnappers belong to the militants of the radical movement "Taliban".
RPG Enterprises chairman Harsh Goenka tweeted an appeal to external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and her ministry to "help rescue 7 of our managers from the kidnapping in Afghanistan".