A VETERAN Scottish aid worker has been abducted by gunmen after visiting a local hospital in one of the most volatile areas of Pakistan.
Khalil Dale, 60, from Dumfries, who served as health programme manager for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), was kidnapped in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's Baluchistan province.
About eight armed gunmen in a jeep seized the nurse – who was honoured by the Queen with an MBE for his work – yesterday after blocking his vehicle as he returned to his home in a closely guarded area of the city with a Pakistani driver and a local doctor. The driver and doctor were not taken.
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