Mingora: Militants claim responsibility for police kidnapping
MINGORA: Swat-based militants on Wednesday accepted responsibility for kidnapping two police constables a day earlier. Their spokesman, Muslim Khan, said the policemen were kidnapped in response to the arrests of Swat militants by security forces.
He said the Taliban leadership had directed its men to kidnap policemen to secure the release of Taliban prisoners. Also on Wednesday, police found the body of a young man who went missing in the Patanai area of Mingora on Monday. He has been identified as Muhammad Iqbal, son of Rafiq Ahmad.