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[Representational Image]Bomb targetting education ministry officials kills 1, injures 7 in Kabul Picture: Afghan security forces stand guard at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan July 7, 2015.Reuters

A foreign citizen has been kidnapped from Kabul in Afghanistan, local news reports said on Monday. 

The Kabul police have reportedly said that the abducted foreigner is a German woman.

The foreign national was kidnapped from the Qala-e-Fatullah area in Kabul by unidentified gunmen, who stopped her car on Monday morning, according to The Associated Press. 

The woman was reportedly an employee at an aid agency of the German government.

No group has claimed responsibility for the abduction so far.  

The United States embassy had earlier issued a warning to its nationals in Afghanistan about possible attacks by the Taliban. 

"The insurgents may be planning attacks against several targets frequented by foreigners, including Hamid Karzai International Airport, vehicle repair and fueling facilities, and a barber shop along the Bagram road," the US embassy statement said, according to Khaama Press

The media report also said that the Taliban plans to kidnap Indian nationals in Kabul ahead of the talks between India and Pakistan's national security advisers. The NSA-level talks will take place in Delhi on 23 and 24 August. 

The kidnapping comes days after the Taliban unleashed a wave of deadly bombings in Kabul, killing scores of civilians and security officials. 

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