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3 Hindus among 7 kidnapped in Balochistan

india Updated: Dec 23, 2006 20:21 IST

Seven people, including three Hindu traders, were allegedly kidnapped by armed men in two separate incidents from the Abdul Qadir Shah village and Nautal in Balochistan.

Khurram Hayat, Riaz Ahmed, Pappu Khan and Abdul Rasheed were on their way to the Uch Power Plant in Jaffarabad district, when several unknown armed persons intercepted their car near the village of Abdul Qadir Shah, kidnapped them and fled towards Balochistan, The News reported on Saturday.

In the Nautal area of Balochistan three Hindu traders — Ratan Kumar, Naresh Kumar and Suneel Kumar — were on their way to Sindh from Bhag when armed persons abducted them at gunpoint and fled, the report said.

A heavy contingent of police sealed the entire border area of Sindh and Balochistan but no arrest or recovery was reported so far.