18 tribesmen abducted from Peshawar

AFP


PESHAWAR: At least 18 tribesmen were kidnapped by armed gunmen from Badaber area on the outskirts of Peshawar on Saturday. Official sources said that around 60 to 70 armed gunmen raided Faqir Kalley in Mashokhel area of Badaber at around 8am and kidnapped 18 people from the village. The local people and the police said the kidnapped people belonged to the Shinwari tribe of Afridis. According to the residents of the area, it was a case of kidnapping for ransom, adding that the Shinwari community was very wealthy. No one has claimed responsibility for the kidnapping.

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