Bodies of abducted doctor, miners found in Quetta

Bodies of seven kidnapped miners were found from the suburban area of Degari on Thursday.

According to sources, the deceased were identified as Deen Mohammad, Ahmedullah, Kashir Khan, Khan Mohammad, Mohammad Nawaz, Abdul Ahmed and Mohammad Akbar. They belonged to Swat in Khyber Pakhtunkwa province.

It is pertinent to mention that unidentified gunmen had kidnapped seven coalmine workers from the Sorange mining fields, some 20 kilometres away from Quetta on July 7, Saturday.

Chief Inspector Mines Iftikhar Ahmed had confirmed the kidnapping incident while talking to media.

The miners were working for a private coalmine company in Marwar called United Mineral Company.

No group has so far claimed the responsibility of the incident.

The police was informed early Thursday morning that seven bodies were found from Degari and Marwar area of Balochistan.

After investigation, the police said that the bodies were of those who went missing on July 6 while working in Sorange mining fields. A doctor named Ishaq was also among the deceased.

The miners belonged to Swat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

No group had claimed responsibility for the incident as yet.

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