Monday, June 1, 2009

Gunmen Abduct 400 at School in Pakistan

June 1, 2009: This is a breaking story, still developing: Police official Meer Sardar said the abduction occurred about 20 miles from Razmak Cadet College in North Waziristan tribal area. The people were leaving the school area after they were warned to get out in a phone call from a man they believed to be a political official, Sardar said, citing accounts from a group of 17 who managed to get away. Around 30 buses, cars and other vehicles were carrying the students, staff and others when they were stopped along the road by a large group of alleged militants in their own vehicles. Full Story from Associated Press via FoxNews... (Also see some background on this, from Radio Australia.) RELATED: Police: Group of 400 abducted in Pakistan - Pakistan - Pakistan Kills 18 Rebels, Asserts Grip Over Swat City Leave a Comment Here... See our cool merchandise... Chicago News Bench RSS Feed Hey! ChiNewsBench is on Twitter