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Funeral for murdered miners held in Kohat

Funeral for murdered miners held in Kohat

KOHAT (92 News) – Funeral for the murdered miners was held at District Headquarters Alpuri on Saturday.

A large number of people, including politicians, attended the funeral. After the funeral, locals staged a demonstration and demanded immediate arrest of the killers.

On Saturday, bodies of 16 kidnapped miners were recovered from Kohat after 10 years. The miners were kidnapped on September 29,2011.

The miscreants had buried the miners in a collective grave after the murder. The bodies found from Tor Chappar Jawaki area were exhumed. The bodies will be identified after the forensic and DNA reports.

 Shaukat Yousafzai said that the kidnappers had demanded ransom for the release of the miners. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has announced a grant of Rs 600,000 for each victim. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IGP said that they would arrest the killers soon.