WANA, October 24: Unknown armed men have kidnapped 21 laborers of a private construction company working on the protection wall alongside the Wana-Tank road in Neli Kach area of South Waziristan Agency (SWA), official sources said.

The sources said that the armed men came to the site in five vehicles and abducted  21 workers while Ali Raza, one of laborers managed to escape from the scene. They said that the contract of constructing protection wall alongside Wana-Tank road had been given to a local contractor named as Qamar Wazir by Frontier Works Organization (FWO).

No group has claimed responsibility for the abduction. However in past, laborers working on Gomal Zam dam and other development projects in the area were abducted by Taliban.



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