2 engineers among 6 kidnapped in FR DI Khan
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Two engineers and their three security guards and driver were kidnapped from Sawan village in Sherani area in Frontier Region (FR) Dera Ismail Khan on Saturday, tribal sources said.
The sources said that the engineers Khursheed and Mujeebur Rehman, hailing from Peshawar, had been conducting a survey of coal reserves in the area for the last two years.
They had hired three local tribesmen Gulistan Khan Sherani, Deen Badshah Sherani and Zardad Sherani as security guards, the sources said. The kidnapped driver was identified as Mohammad Arif.
The sources said that the engineers, belonging to the Mines and Mineral department, were working on the site in Sawan village inhabited by the Hassankhel Sherani tribe when gunmen kidnapped them.
Some reports suggested that the kidnapped people were shifted to South Waziristan.