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Turkish Police releases six ‘rescued’ Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Turkish Police have released six abducted Pakistanis which were rescued earlier, ARY News reported on Tuesday.

According to Foreign Office in Islamabad, two out of six Pakistani workers — that were rescued in operations across Turkey — will be deported to Pakistan this week.

The rest of the recovered Pakistani nationals will be handed over to Pakistani embassy in Istanbul on Wednesday, the spokesman added.

The FO official said that Pakistani authorities have informed their Turkish counterparts regarding the abduction of their nationals.

A press release of the Foreign Office (FO) stated that Turkish police authorities have confirmed to the Pakistan diplomatic mission in Istanbul that the Pakistani nationals were rescued from the kidnappers after necessary action.

Rescued Pakistanis were identified as Fazal Amin, Adil Ahmad, Muhammad Zeeshan, Abid, Usman Ali and Ashfaq.

A Pakistani official citing unconfirmed reports said that the six citizens were abducted by Kurd rebels with the help of Pakistani facilitators.



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