Armed men abduct 16 passengers

Unknown armed persons on Friday abducted sixteen passengers along with the vehicle and took them to undisclosed location, local sources informed.

According to correspondent, the miscreants had attacked a commuter van in Lower Kurram Agency’s area Medani Dam at about 1200 hours and injured three of the passengers. Leaving the injured, the attackers abducted rest of the sixteen passengers in the vehicle they were traveling in and took them to unknown location.

However, independent sources said that three vehicles were attacked and about 45 persons were abducted by the armed persons.

Locals of the area later shifted the injured to tahsil Alizai and Sadda hospitals. No one has so far accepted the responsibility for the abduction.