Mentally ill Afghan girl vanishes in Saudi

Police mounted a search operation

A 22-year-old mentally ill Afghan girl disappeared in Saudi Arabia just after she went out to the shop near her home, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

The family informed the police that the girl is mentally retarded and that she went out to the shop near their house in the Western Res Sea port of Jeddah.

“Police mounted a search operation while the family appealed for the public to help them find her,” Sabq daily said.