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Helicopter shelling continues in Bolan, many houses burnt

August 30, 2017


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The Balochistan Post has received fresh reports that the military operation, started near Peer Ismail in Bolan this morning, has now also been extended to different areas of Shahrag near Harnai.

Locals have seen many houses in Nishpa, Perhi and Sabzagi Wadh areas of Shahrag engulfed in flames due to continuous shelling by gunship helicopters. Ground troops have also been seen moving to the affected areas.

Our correspondent has obtained information that suggest these houses belong to Pandi Marri, Thango Marri, Qaisar Marri and Jhango Marri.

This operation follows the military operation in Harnai only few days ago when scores, including women and children, were taken away by Pakistani Army. Many of those are still missing, whereas, few were killed and dumped in Shahrag and adjoining areas.

There has been a dramatic surge in military operations in different areas of Balochistan recently. Similar operations were conducted in Kolwah, Noshki, Panjgur, Dera Bugti and Kohlu during the month of August


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