Mir Salam Jogezai 

QUETTA: Five laborers were abducted by unknown armed men in the Dandar Bazar area of Hoshab Kech district, Balochistan, on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at approximately 6:20 PM.

According to reports, the abducted individuals have been identified as Nazir Ahmed, Farooq, Muhammad Tariq, Safdar, and Hasnain. All five hail from Punjab province.

Motive Unclear

The motive behind the abduction remains unclear, and authorities are currently investigating the incident. The Station House Officer (SHO) of Hoshab, along with his team, has been dispatched to the site to gather evidence and conduct a thorough investigation.

“We are working diligently to locate the missing individuals and ensure their safe return,” said a spokesperson for the Balochistan police. “We are treating this incident with the utmost seriousness and are exploring all possible angles.”

Abduction Caused Concerns

The abduction has caused concern among the local community, particularly as it comes amid ongoing security challenges in the area. Balochistan has witnessed several incidents of violence and targeted attacks in recent months.

It is important to note that at this time, the details surrounding the abduction are limited, and the information provided is based on initial reports. As the investigation progresses, further details may emerge.

This is a developing story. We will update this article as more information becomes available.

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