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Four labourers abducted in Turbat

Four labourers abducted in Turbat

QUETTA: Suspected militants on Thursday kidnapped four labourers from Balochistan’s Turbat area.

“Militants kidnapped four labourers from the Tallar area of Turbat,” said a police source.

“The labourers were coming back from Mirani Dam to Turbat bazaar when they were abducted ,” added the police source.

The labourers were identified as Juma Khan, Bakhtullah, Gul Khan and Yehya Khan by the security sources and were involved in the construction of a road in the area.

Security forces launched a search operation in the area following the abduction to trace out the culprits.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the kidnappings.

Earlier in April, gunmen killed 20 construction workers and injured three others in a pre-dawn attack on a labourers’ camp near Turbat, in Balochistan’s Kech district. The attack which was widely condemned across the country was claimed by Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF).

Read: 20 labourers gunned down in Turbat

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