KHYBER AGENCY  - Three crew members of under construction road project including two contractors, who had been kidnapped by unknown armed persons were released here in the bordering area of Afghanistan, a remote area from Pakistan western border in Loy Shelman of tehsil Landi Kotal.

The political administration official confirmed it and said the kidnapped persons were set free by unknown kidnappers.

The local sources informed that on Friday morning, the three abducted persons identified as Habibullah, Aluddin and Aziz-ur-Rehman were released in Lalpura, the Pak-Afghan bordering area and returned to their homes safe. It is to be mentioned here that seven weeks ago, unknown persons had kidnapped the three persons at gunpoint from the construction site, located at Narai area of Loy-Shelman and shifted them to Afghanistan.