Five individuals from Pakistan’s Punjab province were abducted in Kech district of Balochistan on Wednesday.
According to reports, unidentified gunmen kidnapped five individuals who hail from Punjab province, in Dandar village, the outskirts of the Hoshap sub-tehsil of Kech. The detainees have been identified as Nazir Ahmed, Muhammad Tariq, Safdar Ali, Farooq, and Hasnain.
Local sources told that the detainees were working there to install a new tower for the “state-run” telecom company Ufone.
According to the local administration, Assistant Commissioner Turbat has sent a team of Levies force to the area on the instructions of Deputy Commissioner Kech. However, no further reports have been received about the abductees yet.