Armed suspects on Tuesday abducted four employees of a coalmine, including two engineers, in Hanna Urak, Quetta. Police sources said employees of the Habibullah Coal Company were kidnapped on their way back from work. “A search operation is underway to ensure safe recovery of the employees,” a senior administration official said.
He further added that the kidnapers shifted the employees to an undisclosed location.
Militants in the past have also targeted security forces and abducted coalminers. Sorange and Marwar, the two areas of the provincial capital house rich coal reservoirs.