Peshawar: Pro-Taliban militants on Friday
kidnapped a government official from Pakistan`s northwest
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province after shooting and injuring his
driver, police said.
The militants ambushed the car of Mumtaz Khan, a
government official in restive Kurram tribal region, at
Torghar in Hangu district.
His driver was injured in the firing.
Khan was taken away by the attackers to an unknown
Security forces have launched an operation to trace
him, police officials said.