PESHAWAR - Some unknown armed persons on Thursday abducted ten persons including four personnel of Khasadar Force and six members of examination staff near Bara Qadeem area of Sir Band Police Station. However, the troops were later released after snatching their weapons, reports said. The examination staff of the Government Degree College Kohi Shehri Haider was on their way to Peshawar in a wagon along with four Khassadars accompanied them as security guards. When the vehicle reached the Bara Qadeem area, it was stopped by some unknown armed men. The kidnappers carried away the six examiners along with four security guards towards an unknown location. Later on, the Khassadars were released after snatching their weapons. They were identified as Hikmatyar, Jahanzeb, Hikmat Khan, Gulajan. Talking to TheNation, the Political Agent of Khyber Agency Tariq Hayat confirmed the incident and said that the examination staff was on their way to home after attending the duty in Government Degree College Kohi Shehri Hiader Bara Qadeem area, while the four Khassadars accompanied as security guards with them. He said that the incident happened owing to the negligence of security guards, therefore, they have also been put into lock up. He said that efforts were underway for the safe recovery of the examination staff and very soon they would be recovered.