PESHAWAR : Unknown armed persons kidnapped 10 passengers from Mattni area in the outskirt of Peshawar in the midnight of Sunday and Monday.

Sources said that armed persons who were equipped with sophisticated weapons flagged down three cars in Mattni area and disembarked male passengers from all the vehicles. The armed militants allowed the vehicles having woman and children to go. They kidnapped 10 passengers and carried shifted to an unknown location.

When Mattni police was contacted in this regard, they did not attend phones to comment on incident. Despite the repeated attempt, Noor-ul-Basir, the Muharrir of Police station was also not available for comments on his cell phone.