Balochistan: Pakistani forces are targeting unarmed civilians in Barkhan: BLA

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 03:21 pm


QUETTA: The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) on Tuesday in a statement to media said that Pakistani security forces have been targeting civilian populations since past few days.

According to details, Pakistan ground forces backed by gunship helicopters have been carrying out attacks in Harandani region of Nisao in district Barkhan Balochistan.

Sources reported that the Pakistan paramilitary and regular army forces are taking part in the offensives against unarmed civilians.

“At least six Pakistan soldiers have been killed and several wounded in fierce battles against BLA, we have also targeted the helicopters,” the BLA spokesperson Azad Baloch said in his statement.

He further said that Pakistani forces bombed civilian areas and abducted several innocent people, they have also looted livestock and burned several houses.

The area remained under military siege and attacks by Pakistan forces continued until the filing of this report.

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