Karachi: Two senior Pakistan government officials, including a deputy commissioner, were kidnapped in southwestern
Balochistan province. A senior police official in Quetta, Mir Zubair said the deputy commissioner and assistant commissioner of Kech district in Turbat were kidnapped. They were returning to Turbat after a meeting with Iranian border officials at the border post near Turbat. “Dozens of armed men stopped their convoy and overpowered the security men and took away the two officials,” he said.