Islamabad Pakistani intelligence officials have denied media reports about the recovery of Warren Weinstein an American development expert, kidnapped 12 days ago in Lahore, and said early morning rescue operation was unsuccessful on Thursday .
Early reports from police officials and local media said Warren Weinstein, 70, the country director for J.E. Austin Associates Inc., an Arlington, Virginia.-based consulting firm, had been rescued in Khushab in Punjab province.
Earlier, media reports said police recovered US citizen Warren Weinstein from Khushab district of Punjab, sources said on Thursday.
He was kidnapped from Model Town Lahore from his residence on August 13.
US Embassy said that they were trying to confirm the news of Warren’s recovery from independent sources.