Pakistanis kidnapped in Turkey recovered

Pakistanis kidnapped in Turkey recovered

Two Pakistanis kidnapped in Turkey have been recovered in search operations in Avcilarin area.

The Turkish police authorities informed the Consulate General of Pakistan in Istanbul that they have recovered Bilal and Farrukh Shahzad.

According to Foreign Office spokesperson, the Consul in Istanbul also spoke with the recovered persons. The Embassy in Ankara is in contact with the host government on this issue.

It may be recalled that Turkish authorities had recently rescued six Pakistani nationals after carrying out a series of operations and cracking down on the perpetrators. On completion of the legal formalities, these Pakistanis will be returning home in due course of time.

The spokesperson expressed gratitude to the Turkish Government and the authorities concerned for their timely action and cooperation in the matter.

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