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August 13, 2011 9:39 pm

Jewish American Kidnapped by Pakistan Gunmen

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Weinstein worked in Pakistan since 2004. Photo: EPA.

YNet – Gunmen abducted an American Jew after breaking into his house in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore on Saturday in an unusually brazen raid that illustrated the threat to foreigners in this militancy-wracked, US-allied country.

The US Embassy identified the victim as Warren Weinstein. A man by that name serves as the Pakistan country director for J.E. Austin Associates, a development contractor that works with the aid arm of the American government, according to a profile on the LinkedIn networking website.

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