20 flourmill workers kidnapped in Hunza district
BISHAM: Unidentified gunmen abducted about 20 workers of two flourmills in Hunza following the sectarian clashes in Gilgit–Baltistan, sources said on Thursday. The sources said some 30 gunmen stormed the Hunza Flour Mills and Gojaal Flour Mills in Hasanabad area of Hunza and kidnapped 20 workers. They said that 12 labourers belonged to Shangla district while others hailed from Punjab.
The kidnapped workers from Shangla district include Faridoon, Sher Alam, Bakht Alam, Sadiqullah, Muhammad Jan, Qismat Gul, Salman, Ahmad, Abdul Wahid, Din Muhammad, Naseebzada and Nizar Alam. The sources suggested that the 20 kidnapped flourmill workers had been shifted to the Nagar locality. The Nagar area is said to be a stronghold of a sectarian outfit.