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abduct

verb carry away, convey away, decamp, deprive, ensnare, impress, kidnap, pirate, purloin, ravish, shanghai, spirit away, subjugate, take away, take by force, take surreptitiously
Associated concepts: kidnapping
Foreign phrases: A piratis aut latronibus capti liberi perranent.Persons taken by pirates or robbers remain free.
See also: carry away, hijack, kidnap
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In another incident, Kariman Bibi of Sakhi Saidan Colony was present home in the morning when 3 unknown armed men entered the house and abducted her on gunpoint.
In second incident, Jabbar Saeed was abducted by unknown persons in the jurisdiction of Wah Cantonment Police Station.
The soldiers also abducted another Palestinian after stopping his car at the Barta'a military roadblock, southwest of Jenn, in the northern part of the West Bank.
8, rebels also abducted Jun-jun Custodio and his son Marjun in Maco, Compostela Valley, Batchar added
He urged increased Iran-Lebanon cooperation at the international level for pursuing the case of abducted diplomats.
The kidnappers wanted to take the abducted engineers to Quetta in Pakistan via Maidan Wardak province," said the statement in Pashto.
The kidnappers released two of the 11 abducted in Syria last September.
Earlier on Saturday, 48 Iranian pilgrims who were traveling on a bus from Damascus International Airport to the Hazrat Zainab shrine on the outskirts of Damascus were abducted by armed insurgents.
Police source told NINA "the armed group were driving two civilian cars and abducted the six people while spending their vacation in that area, western Anbar.
NINEWA / Aswat al-Iraq: A farmer, belonging to Iraq's Yezidi sect, has been abducted by armed men, while working in his farm west of Mosul, the center of northern Iraq's Ninewa Province, a Ninewa security source said on Wednesday.
Narayanpur, Jan 31 (ANI): Maoists in Chhattisgarh released a civilian, who had been abducted on Tuesday along with five personnel of the Chhattisgarh Armed Forces (CAF), while they were on their way in a bus to Narayanpur District.
PESHAWAR (PAN): Unidentified gunmen abducted an Afghan trader in Peshawar city of neighboring Pakistan, relatives said on Thursday.