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Al Jazeera English - CENTRAL/S. ASIA - Afghan Al Jazeera producers held

Al Jazeera English - CENTRAL/S. ASIA - Afghan Al Jazeera producers held
Two Al Jazeera employees have been detained in Afghanistan after being told by officials to report to the country's intelligence headquarters.Concern for the welfare of Qais Azimy and Hameedullah Shah was growing on Monday, a day after they arrived at the official building in Kabul, the capital.Azimy, a senior producer for Al Jazeera English, had travelled to the headquarters after being told to meet authorities for an interview, two days before campaigning for the country's presidential elections was due to begin.Shah, who works for the Al Jazeera Arabic television channel, was picked up from the network's bureau by two officers.