UPPER DIR - The armed militants ended 12 hours long kidnapping of 10 security officials when administration successfully conducted negotiations with the militants. However, the released officials were deprived of their official guns during the kidnapping. The security officials of Levy forces were performing their duties at the Levy Headquarters near DCO office when armed militants kidnapped them at gunpoint on Thursday midnight. The kidnapped officials were identified as Subedar Major Rahim Khan, Haveldar Fazl Wahid, Muharar Jawad Khan, Ghosur Rehman, Muharar, Anwar Ali, Sirajudin, Bahadar Sher, Qayoom Khan, Mohammad Nawaz and Ibrahim.