Bannu: 5 persons kidnapped
BANNU: Unidentified gunmen kidnapped three salesmen of pharmaceutical companies near Khajuri Checkpost on the Miranshah Road here Friday, sources said.
The sources said that salesmen Nasir Khan, Latif Khan and Sharifullah Khan were on way to Bannu from Mir Ali subdivision in North Waziristan when unidentified gunmen intercepted the passenger coach near the Khajuri Checkpost. The gunmen bundled the salesmen into their double-cabin pickup truck and drove towards an undisclosed location.
Our correspondent in Mardan adds: Two persons were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in the limits of Toru Police Station, the sources said on Friday.
The sources said that Siraj and Muhammad Rehman, residents of Toru Mera, were on their way to Mardan city in a car (RLF 1350) when gunmen kidnapped them along with their vehicle.
They added that no one had contacted their families, nor made any demand for ransom. There had been a visible rise in kidnapping in Mardan.