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Security in Balochistan reviewed

November 17, 2017

QUETTA - Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri and Southern Command Commander Lt-Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa on Thursday presided over a security conference at FC Headquarters, Turbat, in the wake of heinous killing of 15 job seekers and mulled the law and order situation.

Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti, Education Minister Abdur Rahim Ziaratwal, MPA Akbar Askani, IG FC South Zone, IG police and other high civil-military officials attended the security conference.

Top provincial civil-military brass overhauled the law and order situation of Makran division, especially target killing of 15 persons in Turbat by miscreants. The security agencies also briefed the participants about the law and order situation.

Earlier, Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri, Southern Command Commander Lt-Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa and other high civil and military officials attended the funeral prayers of 15 job seekers and sent their bodies to their native districts through a special aircraft.

In Turbat, the miscreants had gunned down all the 15 fortune seekers from the Punjab. The conference reaffirmed its unflinching determination to bring the elements targeting working class and defenseless civilians through terror-based activities at all cost.

It was also reiterated that conspiracies against CPEC would be thwarted and all developmental schemes would be completed as per schedule.

The conference ordered the securityforces to spearhead decisive and result-oriented crackdowns on terrorists.

Separately, the funeral prayer of SP (Investigation) Muhammad Ilyas and his other family members was attended by Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai, the chief minister, other top civil and military officials and a large number of people from all walks of life.

The SP was shot dead by unidentified armed motorcyclists in the vicinity of Quetta, Nawan Killi, along with his family members.

Talking to media men in Turbat, the chief minister said terrorism in the province was being carried out from Afghanistan with the aim to sabotage CPEC


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