QUETTA: Two Chinese nationals were abducted from Quetta’s Jinnah Town on Wednesday.
According to police, unknown abductors forced the two foreigners into a vehicle at gunpoint and drove away. A passerby was reportedly injured after one of the abductors opened fire.
Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri has asked for an immediate inquiry into the abduction. Zehri directed the Balochistan IGP to take immediate steps for an early recovery of the missing Chinese workers.
He further directed that a standard operating procedure (SOP) be designed for ensuring the safety and security for all the foreigners working in the province.
Jinnah town is considered to be on of the affluent residential areas of the city.
In March this year, Balochistan higher education secretary Abdullah Jan was abducted from Quetta’s Wahdat Colony. Jan’s son Mohammad Attiuqe said his father was on his way to work when unidentified armed men in a white Toyota Vitz kidnapped him near his house in Wahdat Colony 3rd stop Brewery Road area of Quetta.