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Balochistan: Pakistani forces abduct head of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons

Nasrullah Monday, June 12th, 2017 11:29 am

QUETTA: The Pakistani police and other security agencies have attacked a tailoring shop in Quetta on Sunday and abducted the chairman of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons Nasrullah along with his three friends.

According to a brief press statement by Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), Nasrullah was working in his tailoring shop in Quetta when the Pakistani forces barged into the shop and arrested him and his colleagues.

“The Pakistani forces have abducted Nasrullah and others without any proof and reason,” the VBMP said.

Mr Nasrullah Baloch formed the Voice for Baloch …

Balochistan: bloody military offensives continue in Espilinji

helicopter2 Thursday, June 1st, 2017 04:26 pm

QUETTA: Pakistani forces gory offensives in several adjoining areas of Mastung Balochistan continue for the third consecutive day. The offensives were started on 31 May 2017.

According to details Pakistani FC, military and other security forces have been carrying out attacks in Espilinji, Kabo, Talkhawi, Dilband, Dashtadi and surrounding areas from past three days.

Local sources told Balochwarna News that gunship helicopters and fighter jets back the ground forces. The gunship helicopters and jets are being used to heavily bomb civilian populations. As result of indiscriminate bombardment, several people have been killed …

Balochistan: Abducted Baloch football player killed in fake encounter

Habibullah Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 01:15 pm

QUETTA: A bullet-riddled and mutilated dead body was found dumped in Kallag Kulanch area of district Gwadar Balochistan on 30th April 2017.

The dead body was later identified as that of Habibullah a Baloch footballer and resident of Ward no: 6 area of Pasni district Gwadar.

The Pakistan FC (Frontier Corps) and intelligence agencies raided the Baloch football player house on April 8, 2014, only a few days before his wedding and abducted him.

In past three years, he has not been produced to a court of law neither was his family …

Balochistan: Pakistani forces kill five abducted Baloch in fake encounter

fivekilled Friday, April 28th, 2017 02:45 pm

QUETTA:  The tortured and mutilated bodies of five previously abducted Baloch activists including a leader of the Baloch National Movement (BNM) were found in Mand region of district Kech Balochistan on Thursday.

Sources in the local authorities (Levies) said that the dead bodies were ‘fished out’ from a narrow river called ‘Mandig Kaor’ in Hozi region of Mand.

The FC (Frontier Corps) meanwhile, claimed to have killed the ‘militants’ in an encounter in which two FC soldiers were also allegedly injured.

The Deputy Commissioner Turbat, Captain (Retired) Sarmad Saleem said, “Five suspected Baloch …

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

helicopter2 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 …

Balochistan: Three Baloch civilians killed in Turbat, Pasni and Gresha

firing-incident1 Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 02:56 pm

QUETTA: At least three unarmed Baloch civilians have been killed and one abducted during Pakistani forces attacks in different areas of Balochistan on Monday.

Turbat: According to details the Pakistani forces shot dead a Baloch man in Dokop check post in Mand region of district Kech Balochistan on Monday.

The victim has been named as Dilawar son of Shahbaz Baloch a resident of Raes Abad area of Tump Balochistan.

Khuzdar: Separately, the state-sponsored death squad killed another Baloch in Gersha Lop region of Khuzdar Balochistan. The victim was identified as Abdullah son …

Balochistan: Over 100 people arrested during military offensives in Bolan and Panjgur

Besima Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 02:54 pm

QUETTA: Pakistani forces have been carrying out offensives in Gichk area of Panjgur Balochistan from past three consecutive days.  Locals say more than 100 people have been abducted while the Pakistani security forces spokesperson has confirmed the abduction of 33 people.

The ground forces backed by gunship helicopters have laid a siege and blocked the entrance and exit routes leading to Gichk and many other regions of Panjgur Balochistan.

An eye-witness on conditions of anonymity told Balochwarna News, “The military and paramilitary forces have been carrying out house-to-house searches from past three …

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