Two Czech women tourists who were kidnapped two years ago in Pakistan have been released and have returned home, Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka says. Hana Humpalova and Antonie Chrastecka, both 26, were abducted while travelling on a bus in south-western Balochistan province in March 2013.
A Turkish Muslim humanitarian body helped negotiate the release.
Kidnappings are not uncommon in Balochistan, both by militants and gangs seeking ransoms. (continue reading...)(...more)