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Police in Pakistan say at least 60 people have been kidnapped by suspected militants in the country's volatile north-west tribal region.
The hostages were seized in Kurram after the vehicles they were travelling in were ambushed by men reportedly dressed as police officers.
Women and children were among those taken captive, according to the police.
Kidnappings for ransom are common in the Islamic militant stronghold of Kurram, which borders Afghanistan.
The Taliban has a strong presence