QUETTA: Six officials of Pakistan customs were kidnapped by unknown persons on Sunday from Balochistan's coastal city of Jiwany, DawnNews reported.
The kidnappers also reportedly made away with the vehicle and weapons of the custom officials.
Authorities were clueless about the incident. No one had claimed responsibility for the kidnapping till the filing of this report.
Jiwany is the coastal border area between Iran and Pakistan and lies in the restive Balochistan province's Gwadar district.
Balochistan is rife with militants and hit by a regional insurgency and sectarian attacks.
In other unrelated news FC personnel launched a search operation in Hudda district jail and recovered eight mobilephone sets and other prohibited material from the inmates.
In another incident security personnel arrested seven suspects from Garamkan area in the outskirts of Balochistan's Panjgur district.
Relatives of the arrested suspects staged a protest against the authorities and claimed that the persons who were picked up were innocent.
The protestors blocked the road between Quetta and Panjgur.
Security officials declined to comment over the incident.
— Syed Ali Shah contributed to the reporting of this story