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7 Afghan citizens kidnapped after shooting in Balochistan

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7 Afghan citizens kidnapped after shooting in Balochistan

Jan 11, 2016 - 18:31

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Seven Afghan citizens have been kidnapped and two others injured following an exchange of gunfire in Pakistaninfo-icon’s southwestern Balochistan province, a media report said on Monday.

The kidnappers attacked the Afghan nationals in the Talab area of Chaghai district near the Pakistan-Iran border on Sunday evening, the Dawn newspaper quoted a senior official as saying.

Murad Kasi, assistant commissioner for Tiftan, told the daily the attackers took the seven Afghans to an undisclosed destination after the exchange of fire. Two Afghans were injured in the gunfight.

He said paramilitary soldiers evacuated theinjured to a government hospital.“Later, the men were referred to a Quetta hospital because of their serious condition.”

A search operation as been initiated in the area rescue the kidnapped Afghans, according to the official, who had no clues to the kidnappers.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud


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