The militants abducted the five civilians from their homes in Ghazni province Thursday night, Khaama Press reported.
Engineer Abdul Latif, a commander of the anti-Taliban uprising forces whose home was set on fire during the incident, said the five civilians who were taken did not have ties to the anti-Taliban movement.
Taliban officials have yet to comment on the incident.
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