Five abducted custom officials rescued in Quetta

Five abducted custom officials rescued in Quetta | PakistanTribeQUETTA – The police rescued five abducted customs officials during a crackdown in Quetta on Friday while efforts were underway to rescue another person.

It may be mentioned here that six officials of Pakistan customs were kidnapped by unknown persons on Sunday from Balochistan s coastal city of Jiwani.

The kidnappers also reportedly made away with the vehicle and weapons of the custom officials.

Authorities were clueless about the incident. No one had claimed responsibility for the kidnapping till the filing of the report.
Jiwany is the coastal border area between Iran and Pakistan and lies in the restive Balochistan province s Gwadar district.

Balochistan is rife with militants and hit by a regional insurgency and sectarian attacks.

Deputy Commissioner Gwadar,Tufail Baloch has expressed hope that law enforcement agencies will soon succeed to rescue the abducted inspector.


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