Balochistan

2 ‘militants’ killed in shootout with FC in Bolan

Quetta: Two suspected militants were killed after an exchange of fire with Balochistan Frontier Corps officials during a search operation in Dozan area of Bolan district on Saturday, An FC spokesman told APP that patrolling teams were attacked while conducting a search operation in the mountains from where militants  launched a rocket attack on the Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express the other ...

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Two killed, 24 wounded in attack on Jaffar Express

Quetta: Two people were killed and 24 wounded during an attack on the Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express on Friday, media reported. The train was on the way to its destination from Quetta to Rawalpindi, when it was attacked with rockets in the Dozan area near Machh Town in Balochistan’s Bolan district.   The attackers were hiding in the mountains and first ...

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Protest camp for Baloch missing persons set on fire

Quetta: The hunger strike camp set up outside Quetta Press Club by Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) for recovery of missing persons was set on fire by unidentified people on night between Wednesday and Thursday. Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), a local and sister organization of International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP) organization is striving hard for ...

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3 bodies found in Balochistan

Quetta:  Three dead bodies have been found in different cities of Balochistan on Thursday. According to the details Security forces found three bodies from Surab, Hub and Othal area of Balochistan on Thursday. Levies force personnel were patrolling Surab when they found a bullet-riddled body. They moved the body to the nearby state-run hospital. The deceased was identified as Ahmed ...

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Balochistan unrest case: Substantial evidence available against FC, says CJ

  Islamabad: Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said the court’s order for recovery of missing persons was not being followed in Balochistan unrest case whereas there was substantial evidence against Frontier Corps (FC) personnel. Earlier last week, Pakistan’s top judge had taken suo-motu  notice of the unrest in Balochistan after at least 60 people lost their lives in separate incidents ...

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Editorial: Ban Ki-moon’s visit and demand of Baloch nationalists

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in  Pakistan to attend Independence Day celebrations, promote education and disaster management as the monsoon season begins. While the Baloch Nationalist and social media activists are asking him to take notice of what they name it ‘Baloch Genocide’.  According to the UN deputy spokesman Eduardo del Buey that Ban will meet President Asif ...

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National Party MPA Azim Jan Buledi found dead

Quetta: National Party leader and Member Balochistan Assembly, Mir Muhammad Azim Buledi was found dead at his home, media reported on Tuesday.  According to Commissioner Makran, the elected MPA from PB-49-Kech-II apparently committed suicide by shooting himself. “Buledi’s body was recovered from a house in his hometown Buleda”, he added. Police have launched an investigation. Published in The Balochistan Point ...

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Kachkol Ali appeals UN to take notice of Baloch ‘genocide’

Quetta: The former opposition leader in the Balochistan Assembly Advocate Kachkol Ali on Monday appealed to the UN secretary general to take notice of “genocide of the Baloch nation and human rights abuse”. In a statement issued from Oslo, he said that “a human tragedy has occurred in Balochistan… therefore United Nations should take notice of it and take practical ...

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BNM activist target killed in Naal

Khuzdar: Unidentified armed men  target killed  Rafeeq Sumalani,  a  senior member of Baloch National Movement (BNM) in Naal, Khuzdar district  on Saturday According to the details the Baloch activist Rafeeq Sumalani was on his way to home after Eid greeting  his relatives when unknown motorcyclists opened indiscriminate fire  on him. The Baloch activist succumbed to his injuries on the spot ...

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2 Killed in Dera Bugti landmine explosions and shooting

DERA BUGTI: At least two people including a tribal leader a were killed and three wounded in a landmine explosion and subsequent shooting in Dera Bugti Saturday. According to details, a local tribal leader Zeray Khan Bugti’s was killed while two of his guards sustained injuries when his vehicle hit a landmine planted in Patokh area. Sources also added that ...

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