Balochistan: Convoy of FC Kharan ambushed in Noshki, Baloch fighter killed in gun battle

Saturday, January 6th, 2018 08:03 pm

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Quetta: The Baloch Liberation Army has released details of an attack on FC Kharan Colonel Haseeb’s convoy in Noshki’s Neyaam Durgi area on 24 December 2017.

According to a press release to media, Azad Baloch, the official spokesperson of the BLA said Baloch fighters targeted Colonel Haseeb’s convoy with IED and ambushed it with automatic weapons. “In this attack, several Pakistani troops were killed and wounded.”

He also said that the fierce exchange of firing between Pakistani forces and Baloch fighters continued for half an hour and Pakistani forces brought in more help from nearby check posts.

“On the same day, another nearby area Baloch fighters engaged in a gun battle with the local collaborators of Pakistani forces. The pitted battle continued for an hour in which one of our friends Rahmatullah aka Haibtan Commando was martyred,” Azad Baloch said.

He said Haibtan Commando was affiliated with BLA since past five years and he was an honest and hardworking activist. “The organisation respects his commitment and sacrifices and pays him glowing homage.”

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