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Iranian truckers freed from kidnappers

Iranian truckers freed from kidnappers

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Aug 01, 2013 - 13:26

HEART CITY (PANinfo-icon): Two kidnapped Iranian citizens were released as a result of a rescue operation by police in western Heart province, an official said on Thursday.

Both oil tanker drivers, the men were released 20 days after they were seized  on the Herat-Islam Qala highway, the police chief, Brig. Gen. Rahmatullah Sapi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Two suspects had been arrested on charges of kidnapping the Iranian nationals, he said, adding a search was underway for the rest of suspects in the case.

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