Six workers of oil and gas exploring company abducted in Quetta

February 4th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI  

Quetta, Feb.4 (ANI): A day after a senior official of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), John Solecki was kidnapped, unidentified miscreants abducted six more persons belonging to an oil and gas exploring company in Machh (Balochistan) on Tuesday.
According to The Nation, six personnel of a private company were on their way in a vehicle in Margat, when unknown armed persons intercepted their vehicle and drove them to an unknown location.
Authorities in the region have beefed up the security in wake of the kidnapping of the top UNHR official followed by the abduction of six workers of an oil company.
The police has failed to make any headway in the case relating the abduction of the UNHR official or the oil workers so far. Meanwhile, reports filtering in from the region said that a spokesperson of the defunct Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), Beebarg Baloch, has claimed the responsibility for kidnapping the six workers. (ANI)

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