Police: Freed Hostages to Return Home Soon

A024709817.jpgAn Iranian police official said that the Iranian hostages kidnapped and taken to Pakistan by armed bandits on Sunday have been released by the Pakistani police and are about to be repatriated. “We are taking the required measure to return the kidnapped individuals,” Director of the information dissemination center of the Iranian Law Enforcement Police told FNA here on Monday.

Colonel Mehdi Ahmadi said that all the released hostages are sound and healthy and would be soon handed over to Iranian border guards.

He said Pakistani police have freed the hostages after they identified the bandits’ hideout in Pakistan, adding that a number of the gang members have been killed and arrested during the operation of the Pakistani forces.

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