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Pakistani citizens killing: Islamabad summons Afghan official

Pakistani citizens killing: Islamabad summons Afghan official

Apr 10, 2015 - 14:40

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Afghanistaninfo-icon deputy head of mission was called to the Pakistaninfo-icon’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday and handed him over a demarche, conveying Islamabad’s “serious concern over the brutal killing of five Pakistani nationals in Afghanistan.”

A statement from the Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ said that Afghanistan has been requested to hold an investigation and bring the perpetrators to justice.

Some days back, the bullet-riddled bodies of six Pakistanis, who were kidnapped in Afghanistan about two months back and killed, were handed over to Pakistani officials.

The slain Pakistani workers were handed over to officials of their country at the Torkham border post on Wednesday. The dead included Attaullah, Rahatullah, Ahmed Ali, Abdullah, Rehan Gul and Deedan Gul whose bodies were later dispatched to their native town Prang, in Charsadda district.

“Our deepest sympathies and condolences go to the families of the victims,” the statement concluded.


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