UN refugee agency chief of Quetta kidnapped

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QUETTA: February 2, 2009. (PCP) Chief of UNHCR Quetta, an American citizen named John Solecki came under attack of gunmen in Quetta, capital of Balochistan, a border city of Afghanistan. The driver was injured but militants kidnapped Mr. Solecki and

According to AFP, gunmen ambushed Solecki's vehicle, which was marked with United Nations insignia, and opened fire, wounding the driver who later died of his injuries, UN officials and police said. Local police official Khalid Masood told AFP that Solecki was an American national and "head of the sub-office of UNHCR-Quetta." "They opened fire. His driver was wounded and died on the way to hospital. The gunmen took him (Solecki) away," Masood said. Quetta is supposed to be base of Taliban from where attacks are launched in Afghanistan against NATO forces. This city have large population of Pushtun and many wanted Taliban have been arrested from this city in past.

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