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2 Pak Consulate General officials missing in Afghanistan

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

today said two officers from its consulate in Afghanistan's Jalalabad province have gone missing while returning to their home country by road.

"Two officials of our Consulate General Jalalabad are missing since June 16, 2017 while commuting to by road," Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Nafees Zakaria said.


has requested the that all efforts may be made to ensure early recovery of its officials and bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime to justice.

"The authorities have informed that all efforts were in hand to probe the incident and three distinct investigating groups have been constituted to ensure safe recovery of the officials," Zakaria said.

"We are in constant touch with the authorities," according to the spokesman.

Jalalabad is the regional hub in eastern Afghanistan, close to the border with The and militants linked to the ISIS both operate in eastern

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