Three British men detained by Taliban in Afghanistan

London, SANA- Three British men have been detained by the Taliban in Afghanistan, UK non-profit group the Presidium Network said.

Scott Richards of the Presidium Network told was quoted by AFP as saying “We believe they are in good health and being well treated.”

“We have no reason to believe they’ve been subject to any negative treatment such as torture and we’re told that they are as good as can be expected in such circumstances.”

There had been “no meaningful contact” between authorities and the two men Presidium is assisting, he added.

Media reports named the men as charity medic Kevin Cornwell, 53, an unnamed manager of a hotel for aid workers and YouTube star Miles Routledge.

Presidium on Twitter urged the Taliban to be “considerate of what we believe is a misunderstanding and release these men”.

Manar Salameh/Ruaa al-Jazaeri

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