Pakistan reports 21 tribal policemen kidnapped, found dead
[Fox News] Government officials say 21 tribal coppers believed to have been kidnapped by the Taliban have been found rubbed out in northwest Pakistain.
They were good as dead the moment they were snatched...
Naveed Akbar Khan says officials found the bodies shortly after midnight on Sunday after being notified by one policeman who had escaped. Another policeman was also found seriously maimed.
Khan says the slain coppers were found in the Jabai area of Frontier Region Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
, part of Pakistain's troubled tribal region. Khan is a senior political official in the area.
The 23 coppers went missing before dawn Thursday when faceless myrmidons armed with rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons attacked two posts in Frontier Region Peshawar. Two coppers were also killed in the attacks.
Posted by: Fred 2012-12-30