QUETTA : Baloch Republican Party (BRP) has allaged that Pakistani forces started a massive military operation in many areas of Dera Bugti and Naseerabad early this morning. Dozens of armored vehicles of forces carrying military troops laid a siege to several villages of Dera Bugti and Naseerabad including Beti and RD 238. Forces opened intense firing on civilian populace and heavily bombarded the villages.
Baloch Republican Party Media Cell informed that dozens of houses of the poor Baloch villagers were destroyed by the bombardment and many houses were set on fire by forces. At least eleven members of a family were killed, the victims were identified as Riazat Bugti s/o Bagul Baloch, activist of Baloch Republican Party; Kosagh Bugti s/o Warna Khan, who belongs to Baloch Republican Student organization; Masso Bugti s/o Bakho Khan and two sons and a grandson of Mr. Ali Dost Baloch are also among the deceased.
According to BRA media cell “Ten people were abducted by the forces. It is worth mentioning that three members of the targeted family had previously been abducted and killed & dumped. Nakeef Bugti and Gullan Bugti were abducted by the military and then thrown off from a Helicopter in Noshki in 2008.”
Published in The Balochistan Point on December 6, 2013