Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan missing, feared abducted in tribal region

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP)-- Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan was missing and feared kidnapped in a tribal border region, state television quoted the foreign ministry as saying Monday.

Ambassador Tariq Azizuddin was heading to the Afghan capital, Kabul, from the tribal district of Khyber when he went missing, Pakistan Television quoted a foreign ministry spokesman as saying.

Islamist militants have carried out attacks in the region.