Terrorist outfit says abducted UNHCR official Solecki is alive

February 23rd, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI  

Quetta, Feb. 23 (ANI): The Balochistan Liberation United Front (BLUF) has denied killing abducted United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) provincial head John Solecki. The News quoted the BLUF spokesman, as saying that the rumors were false alarm as Solecki was still alive and absolutely fine. He also quashed the reports of making phone call to press club, and informing them about the killing of the abducted UNHCR official. Earlier, unknown persons had called up the Quetta Press Club claiming that Solecki had been killed and his body would be found within a couple of hours. However, the government sources could not confirm the reports of Soleckis killing. Solecki was abducted from Quetta on February 2 after an ambush in which his driver was killed. An unknown organization BLUF had claimed the responsibility of his kidnapping. (ANI)

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