QUETTA   - Strongly protesting the kidnapping of some drivers, transporters blocked the National Highway near Sibi on Monday causing great inconvenience to the motorists. A group of armed men kidnapped four drives, including Mustafa, Qadir, Gul Hassan and Khair Muhammad from Quetta- Jacobabad highway in Bolan area of Balochistan late Sunday night however, Khair Muhammad managed to escape.

 while the whereabouts of the rest of the drivers is unknown.

“There were nine kidnappers, armed with latest weapons who took away the drivers leaving behind the trucks,” truck cleaners told the media. The transporters blocked the highway by putting barricades and raised slogans against law enforcement agencies as well as the provincial government for their failure to curb such incidents.