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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 128 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 …

International Day of Disappeared: Baloch families demand release of their loved ones

SammiPC Thursday, August 31st, 2017 01:05 am 119 Reads

KARACHI: The relatives of enforced disappeared people from Balochistan held a press conference at Karachi press club on the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances and demanded the immediate release of their loved ones currently held by Pakistani forces at their secret military dungeons.

Sammi Baloch, a daughter of abducted Dr Deen Mohammad Baloch, flanked by families of student leader Zahid Baloch and Shabir Baloch has criticised local human rights groups for their silence on enforced disappearances in Balochistan. “The state machinery is directly involved in the abduction of …

Balochistan: Pakistani forces conduct fresh attacks in Bolan and Kech

helicopter Thursday, August 31st, 2017 12:13 am 87 Reads

QUETTA: Pakistani security forces have started fresh military offensives in many areas of district Bolan and Kech Balochistan on Wednesday.

According to details the Pakistani military and FC, backed by gunship helicopters, have carried out fresh attacks in Peer Ismael and surrounding areas of district Bolan.

Several regions of Bolan remained under the siege of Pakistani forces from past few weeks and forces have previously abducted a number of women and children during their offensives in Harnai, Shahrag and nearby areas.

At least two of the abducted men were killed under custody and …

Balochistan: Pakistani forces accelerate military attacks in Sui, two killed in Chathar

Sui Monday, August 28th, 2017 10:31 pm 119 Reads

QUETTA: Pakistani forces continuously intensify their offensives against innocent Baloch in Sui Dera Bugti and several other districts of Balochistan from past many weeks.

According to details, the Pakistan forces have conducted fresh military aggressions in Sui, a sub-district of Dera Bugti and surrounding areas including Laghari Wadh, Mazar Deen Otagh, Hapt wali and other regions.

The ground forces of Pakistan have set several huts of Baloch nomads on fire and looted hundreds of their livestock. The Pakistani forces also had the backing of gunship helicopters which bombarded the area for all …

Balochistan: Two killed as Zikri Baloch pilgrims’ vehicle targeted near Panjgur

ZikriBalochvehicle Monday, August 28th, 2017 12:11 pm 138 Reads

QUETTA: At least two people have been killed and another two have been wounded when a vehicle of Zikri Baloch pilgrims was targeted on Monday.

According to details, the Baloch pilgrims from Zikri sect were on their way to Koh-e-Murad, a holy shrine in Turbat district Kech, when their vehicle was targeted with a remote-controlled device.

The incident took place in Kamp Tal in Gichk area of Panjgur Balochistan in which two men named Nakam son of Khuda Bakhsh, a tailor by profession and Khan Mohammad son of Shadaen died on the spot …

Balochistan: 12 Pakistani troops killed in Kohlu battle

kohlublast-pakistan_7-29-2013_111475_l Monday, August 28th, 2017 11:43 am 136 Reads

QUETTA: Pakistani forces have intensified their attacks against Baloch civilians in several areas of Kohlu after the Baloch fighters targeted their check post in the region.

The latest military offensives took place in Sohren kaor, Sur tal, Band Koh, Tobov and other surrounding areas of district Kohlu in Kohistan Marri, Balochistan.

The forces have targeted civilian populations and destroyed houses of innocent people. It is feared that due to indiscriminate air strikes and ground forces offensives several people and their livestock have died.

Meanwhile, the spokesperson of the Baloch Liberation Army, Mr Azad …

Balochistan: One killed and four abducted from Kohistan Marri, dead body found in Harnai

Kohlu Thursday, August 17th, 2017 11:07 am 84 Reads

QUETTA: At least one person was killed and another four abducted by Pakistani forces from Kohistan Marri region of Balochistan in fresh military offensives.

According to details the spokesperson the Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), Mr Azad Baloch, informed media that Pakistan army and para-military forces have conducted offensives in district Kohlu’s Jannatali, Soryn Kaor and surrounding areas on Tuesday.

“The Pakistan army and Para-military forces have cordoned off the affected areas from all sides and started a house-to-house search operation. They also opened indiscriminate firing at resident at several places and set …

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