SEARCH
« Leak Found on North Sea Oil Platform | Main | Prague Celebrates First Gay Pride Festival »
Saturday
Aug132011

American Abducted in Pakistan 

Photos.com/George Doyle/Thinkstock(LAHORE, Pakistan) -- An American citizen was abducted by gunmen Saturday from his house in the Pakistani city of Lahore.

BBC News reports that the man, identified by the U.S. embassy as Warren Weinstein, was taken from his home by eight kidnappers who attacked his house in the early morning hours.

Weinstein was living in Pakistan for seven years and was due to return to the U.S. on Aug. 15.

U.S. embassy spokesman Alberto Rodriguez announced that the organization is working closely with Pakistani authorities on the case.

Copyright 2011 ABC News Radio

Reader Comments

There are no comments for this journal entry. To create a new comment, use the form below.

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Post:
 
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>






ABC News Radio