Number of Business Officials Kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2011

Between March 2011 and February 2012, the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industry reported that 85 members were killed or kidnapped for ransom. The number was higher than the 65 reported in the previous year.

Source:  Mina Habib, “Afghanistan Investors Scared By Kidnapping Wave,” Euraisa Review, February 19, 2012.