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Balochistan: 20 people killed during shrine attack in Jhal Magsi

JhalMagsi Friday, October 6th, 2017 01:02 pm 135 Reads

QUETTA: At least 20 people were killed, including two policemen, and 32 others were injured in a suicide blast at Dargah Fatehpur Sharif near Gandawa area of Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan on Thursday.

According to details, a suicide bomber blew himself when a police personnel stopped him from entering the Shrine.

“The suicide bomber struck outside the shrine at a time when it was packed with people, attending anniversary celebrations of Syed Cheesal Shah,” said Deputy Commissioner Asadullah Kakar.

The bodies and the injured were shifted to nearby hospitals including Sibi, Nasirabad, and …

Balochistan:  five members of a family killed by Pakistani forces in Dera Bugti

firing-incident1 Friday, October 6th, 2017 12:48 pm 150 Reads

QUETTA: Pakistani forces have intensified that ongoing military attacks in Dera Bugti since last week killing several people including an entire family of five members.

Sources reported that during the attacks on Baloch villages the Pakistani forces have used excessive force and indiscriminate shelling by gunship helicopters.

The entire family of Mr Shambo Bugti was killed due to the indiscriminate attacks by the Pakistani forces. The deceased include Shambo Bugti, his two daughters, a seven-year-old son and his wife.

According to a report published on the web page of the Baloch Republican Party, …

Balochistan: Government is not taking the issue of enforced-disappearances seriously: VBMP

Nasrullah_Baloch Friday, October 6th, 2017 12:29 pm 121 Reads

QUETTA: The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons has expressed its concerns over the growing number of recovery of mutilated dead bodies from different areas of Balochistan on Thursday.

The Chairman of VBMP, Nasrullah Baloch, said the tragedy of the discovery of mutilated dead bodies continues in Balochistan from past many years but the provincial government is not taking this issue seriously.

He said from 2010 – 2017 more than one thousand tortured dead bodies have been found in different areas of Balochistan.

He added, “Most of the bodies were of the previously abducted …

Balochistan: Pakistani FC abduct three Baloch youth from Turbat, two killed in Dera Bugti

Besima Monday, October 2nd, 2017 12:52 am 139 Reads

 

QUETTA: Pakistan Frontier Corps (FC) and secret agencies have abducted three Baloch youth from Gwak area of Mand in district Turbat and at least two people have been killed during military attacks in Dera Bugti Balochistan on Sunday.

According to details the FC and other security agencies have carried out a raid at the house of Shikari Murad Jan son of Gull Mohammad in Gwak are of Mand and violated the sanctity of his house during the unwarranted raid.

The Pakistani forces harassed and threaten women and children with dire consequences and …

Balochistan: Mother and two children killed in Landmine explosion in Kohlu

Nisao Thursday, September 7th, 2017 01:07 am 102 Reads

QUETTA: Two children and their mother were killed after stepping on a landmine laid down by Pakistani forces and their local death squads to target the Baloch fighters in Kohlu on Wednesday.

According to details, a lady along with her two children was going to fetch water from a Tubewell in Nasao area Kahan when they stepped on a landmine, local sources say, laid by a death squad led by Sarfaraz Bugti and Pakistani forces.

The mother and children died on the spot. The deceased were identified as Jan Bibi wife of …

Balochistan: Father and son including four abducted persons dead bodies found in Shahrag

stop-genocide Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 12:59 am 87 Reads

QUETTA: The tortured dead bodies of at least four previously abducted Baloch activists’ including a father and his son’s dead bodies were found in Shahrag area of Harnai Balochistan on Sunday.

According to details, the Pakistani security forces have dumped away four dead bodies in Harnai region of Balochistan.

Three of the bodies were later recognized as that of Mistaag son of Mola Dad Mazarani Marri, Bangad Mazarani Marri son of Mistaag, Jondo son of Dostain Marri and the identity of the fourth one could not be ascertained immediately.

Sources said that the …

Balochistan: Over a dozen people Including women and children killed on the third day of Harnai offensive

helicopter2 Thursday, August 31st, 2017 11:45 pm 84 Reads

QUETTA: Pakistani army backed by gunship helicopters have been continuing their offensives in Shahrag and Harnai regions of Balochistan from past three days. More than a dozen people including four women, four children, and seven men were killed in Shahrag during Pakistani forces air strikes on Thursday.

According to details, Pakistan forces re-escalated their offensives in many areas of Bolan including Shahrag, Harnai, Peer Ismael and other surrounding areas since 28 August 2017. The latest offensives continued uninterrupted since past three days.

Local sources reported that the affected areas have been cordoned …

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