TANK: Four employees of a Chinese company were kidnapped near the boundary between the Frontier Regions (FRs) of Tank and Lakki Marwat district on Wednesday.

Tank tehsildar Yasir Suleman said unidentified gunmen abducted four employees of the Chinese company, PJP — which is surveying gas reserves in the area— from Kazmomai area of FR Tank.

The abducted employees were identified as supervisor Riaz, bulldozer operator Shaukat, private security guard Zaro Jan and driver Amir Mohammad.

Sources said personnel of Khasadar Force and security forces had launched a search operation in the area to track down the kidnappers and recover the employees.

Published in Dawn, August 10th, 2017