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(Compass) – A Protestant pastor kidnapped last Sunday morning escaped from his Islamist abductors overnight Monday, some 40 hours after he had disappeared on his way to church services in Quetta , capital of Pakistan ’s Baluchistan province. Pastor Wilson Fazal, 41, managed to jump out of the vehicle in which his kidnappers were driving him to Peshawar late on the night of May 17. “He himself said he could not believe he could escape, that he got free from those people,” a church source said. “It was a very big miracle.” Fazal re-appeared early yesterday morning at the official Islamabad lodgings of a Quetta parliamentarian. Fazal was severely beaten by his captors, who also subjected him to electric shocks, stabbed him through the tongue, shaved off his hair and mustache and taunted him with savage death threats if he refused to convert to Islam. Fazal’s wife Nasreen and six sons left Quetta yesterday to be reunited with Fazal at a protected safe house in an undisclosed location.