We are sincerely grateful to confirm the fact that our
Peruvian Skanska employees taken hostage Monday April 9 in
Kepashiato, a town near the city of Cusco, in Peru have been
"It is hard to express the relief and comfort I feel over
the fact that our colleagues now can reunite with their
families and return home", says Johan Karlström, CEO
and President Skanska.
We can confirm that they are at good health given the
"It is with the deepest gratitude that we would like thank
our client Transportadora de Gas del Perú, TGP, the
Peruvian Government and the authorities, and Construcciones
Modulares for their invaluable cooperation. We would also
like to express our most sincere condolences for the
deceased Peruvian Army Captain Nancy Flores Paucar and hope
for the prompt recovery of those injured as a consequence
of violence carried out the passed week," continues Johan
Karlström, CEO and President Skanska.
All actions with the kidnappers have been handled by the
Peruvian authorities and Skanska will not comment any
further on the details of their release.