Machh: 13 abducted passengers killed, 10 others missing
06 August, 2013
QUETTA: At least thirteen passengers who were kidnapped from Machh area were found dead today (Tuesday) in the mountains in Bolan district.
Earlier, the passengers were abducted from the buses moving to Rajinpur.
Earlier on Monday, some unidentified miscreants opened fire at an Afghanistan bound oil tanker near Thaakar Hotel in Machh.
An encounter between police and attackers took place after the incident during which an FC official was killed while another sustained injuries.
Firing led to a massive traffic jam during which some unidentified persons kidnapped 23 passengers from the buses moving from Quetta to Rajnpur and Sadiqabad.
According to Levies sources‚ thirteen bodies of the kidnapped were recovered early Monday from nearby mountains in the area, however, ten others are still missing.
The security forces have cordoned off the area after the incident and launched a search operation.