Balochistan

Two held with huge narcotics

KHUZDAR: Levies officials foiled smuggling of huge narcotics by a truck and arrested two drug pushers along with drugs worth millions here Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Khuzdar Waheed Shah told that a truck carrying 1840 Kg Hasheesh  from Turbat to Quetta. It was checked in Chako area by Levies officials. Its search led to seizure of 1840 Kg Hasheesh  form secret ...

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There is very little hope left for those still missing: Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

Interviewed by  Kiran Nazish Balochistan, the largest province in Pakistan, has been marred by multiple conflicts that have left the province in a state of terminal chaos. While the state of Pakistan, the parliament and the provincial government are accused of neglecting the province, the military and intelligence agencies have been continuously blamed for brutalities, especially the abduction and extrajudicial ...

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Hindu businessman kidnapped in Quetta

QUETTA: A Hindu businessman was abducted along with his vehicle from Hazarganji area of capital city Quetta here Friday. According to details the Hindu businessman Parkash Kumar was going to his shop in Hazrganji area on the outskirts of metropolis today, when  armed men abducted him along with his vehicle and took him to unknown place. Police launched a probe. ...

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Two girls found dead in Kalat

Kalat : Dead bodies of two  teenage girls were found in  Garap area of Iskalkoo Kalat on Saturday, Levies sources  said The girls were reportedly strangulated to death and their bodies were dumped in Garap area of Iskalkoo Kalat. The dead bodies were shifted to the Kalat hospital, where they were indented as residents of Kalat city. According to the ...

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Quetta blast kills 1, injures 24

QUETTA: At least one persons was killed and two twenty four   people  were injured in a blast at Mitha Chowk located at Pashtunabad area in Quetta,  the capital of Balochistan province on Thursday. According to the Police a bomb was planted near an ice cream shop in Mitha Chowk area of Pashtoonabad.   . “The blast destroyed several vehicles and damaged ...

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Editorial: VBMP March Towards Islamabad

The Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) has started the second phase of its long march from Karachi to Islamabad from 13 December, for the recovery of Baloch missing person who have been allegedly disappeared by Military and intelligence agencies of the state. Prior to this the first phase of this long march was launched on 27 October and ended ...

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Temperature tale of Quetta

By Bari Baloch Quetta, capital of Balochistan, Pakistan’s largest province in terms of area , was famous for its chilly weather, natural beauty and lofty mountains covered with blankets of snow. Situated at an altitude of 5,500 feet (1,675m) above sea level and stretching over an area of 2653- km, Quetta has become a city of more than 2 million. ...

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8 killed as robbers attack passenger bus

Kalat : As many as eight persons, including two women, were killed and 14 others injured when robbers opened fire on a passenger coach in Kalat area of Balochistan. The coach was on its way to Quetta from Karachi when it came under attack in Kalat. The bus turned turtle after robbers burst its tyres by opening fire on them. ...

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BHRO Commemorates International Day of Human Rights

Report by Aziz Ejaz Quetta: Baloch Human Rights Organization (BHRO), on the eve of International Day of Human Rights’ organized a seminar titled ‘Human rights violation in Balochistan by state forces and International day of Human Rights’ in Quetta press club on December 10, 2013. A large number of Baloch male and female students, human rights champions, intellectuals and journalists ...

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If the abducted Baloch are criminals, they should be produced in courts: Mama Qadeer Baloch

By Shoaib Durrazai Karachi :At the international day of human rights the Voice for Baloch missing persons organized a seminar titled ‘International human rights and enforced disappearances in Balochistan’ at Karachi Press Club on Tuesday. Senior journalists and human rights defenders shared their concerns on human rights abuse in Balochistan, mainly over Baloch missing persons and recovery of their bullet-riddled ...

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