US citizen kidnapped in Pakistan, police say

August 13, 2011 09:22

LAHORE - A US citizen was kidnapped from his residence in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Saturday, police said.

Police identified the man as "J.E. Warner", who they said was working on a development project in the country's lawless tribal areas, where Pakistani troops have been battling Islamist insurgents for years.

A US Embassy spokesman said they were trying to confirm the reports.

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