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Balochistan Higher Education Secy abducted in Quetta

ANI  |  Islamabad [Pakistan] 

Armed men kidnapped Higher Education Secretary Abdullah Jan in on Wednesday morning, according to sources.

Citing police sources, the Dawn reports that unidentified gunmen picked up the official from Quetta's Sabzal Road area when he was on his way to work.

Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri took notice of the kidnapping and directed the Inspector General of Police to ensure his immediate recovery. A search operation was launched in various parts of to recover the Secretary.

Earlier on Tuesday, suspected militants kidnapped three school teachers in Balochistan's Awaran district.

The three teachers were reportedly returning from a training session facilitated by the Bureau of Statistics for the national census.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 13:04 IST