Six NGO employees kidnapped in Pak's Balochistan

Islamabad: Six employees of an NGO were kidnapped by unidentified armed men in the restive Balochistan province of southwest Pakistan on Tuesday, security officials said.

The workers of the Balochistan Rural Support Programme, an autonomous not-for-profit organization working in rural areas of the province, were abducted in Barshur area of Pishin district, officials of the Levies militia said.

They were going to work when the gunmen intercepted their vehicle and took them away to an unknown location.

Law enforcement personnel reached the site and launched a search.

No group claimed responsibility for the abductions.