On Saturday, six employees of a Polish oil and gas surveying company were abducted from their vehicles in Khyber-Pahktunkhwa.

In 2009, another employee of the company – Polish engineer Piotr Stanczak – was beheaded, after he had been held for just over four months. He was abducted in September 2008 while visiting a company site in Attock, Punjab. The group holding him had demanded the release of several militants held by the Government, and the deadline they set passed.

From Reuters

Militants kidnap six Pakistanis working for Polish oil firm

The six Geofizyka Krakow workers were snatched from their vehicles on Saturday afternoon on a road near the village of Drazinda, about 80km (50 miles) from the city of Dera Ismail Khan, two officials with security forces in the area said.

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