Skip to main content

Increase in attacks on Pakistani security forces and election candidates in Balochistan

A dramatic increase has been observed in attacks on Pakistani security forces and election candidates in Balochistan.

Scores of attacks have been carried out by armed persons against Pakistani security forces in different areas of Balochistan in last few months. Election candidates have also been targeted through out Balochistan.

According to details received by The Balochistan Post, at least 4 attacks were reported only yesterday from different areas of Balochistan.

Turbat Attack:

The most prominent was an attack on a Pakistani military training camp in Aabsir, Turbat. Armed men fired several rockets on the training camp, which reportedly resulted in causalities.

The responsibility for the attack was later claimed by Baloch Liberation Army (BLA).

Jeehand Baloch, the spokesman of the organisation, claimed two Pakistani personnel were killed, whereas, several others were injured in the attack.

He said the camp was being used by Pakistani forces to train Islamic extremists and the local death squads.

BLA posted about the attack on their official twitter handle too:

BalochLiberationArmy
@BLA_Online
BLA fighters attacked a training camp of Pakistani forces with RPGs in Aabsir, Turbat. Two Pakistani personnel were killed, whereas, several others were injured in the attack. 1/2

5:40 AM - Jul 9, 2018
14
See BalochLiberationArmy's other Tweets
Twitter Ads info and privacy

BalochLiberationArmy
@BLA_Online
The camp was also used by Pakistani forces to train Islamic extremists and the local death squads. Our attacks on Pakistani installations in Balochistan will continue until Balochistan is a free land. 2/2

5:40 AM - Jul 9, 2018
15
See BalochLiberationArmy's other Tweets
Twitter Ads info and privacy

Attacks against election candidates:

Attacks on election candidates of upcoming general elections have also increased in last few days.

Yesterday, in Mangochar a convoy of Balochistan Awami Party of BAP was targeted by unknown armed assailants. Ziaullah Langove, a local candidate, was going to a meeting when his convoy came under attack. However, he escaped unscathed.

In Panjgur, convoy of National Party candidates, Rehmat Saleh and Phulain Baloch, was attacked in Sordoh, Gwarjak area. The assailants escaped after the attack.

Few days ago, unkown attackers had hurled grenades at retired army general Qadir Baloch’s election offices in Kharan city. Whereas, attacks on different other candidates in Buleda, Panjgur and Turbat have also been reported.

Pro-freedom Baloch political organisations and armed groups have boycotted the upcoming Pakistani general elections. The armed groups had earlier warned through media statements that the election activities and candidates will be targeted.

Attack by BRA:

Baloch Republican Army also claimed responsibility for an attack on a Pakistani outpost.

According to a statement released to media yesterday, organisation’s spokesman, Sarbaaz Baloch, said that fighters from BRA targeted a Pakistani military outpost in Shapkol, area of Kolwah.

He claimed that two personnel of Pakistani forces were killed in the attack.

Different armed groups have waged war against Pakistani security forces in resources-rich, Balochistan. These organisations claim that they are fighting for outright independence of Balochistan.

http://thebalochistanpost.com/2018/07/attacks-against-military-and-election-candidates-surge-in-balochistan/

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

The Rise of China-Europe Railways

https://www.csis.org/analysis/rise-china-europe-railways

The Rise of China-Europe RailwaysMarch 6, 2018The Dawn of a New Commercial Era?For over two millennia, technology and politics have shaped trade across the Eurasian supercontinent. The compass and domesticated camels helped the “silk routes” emerge between 200 and 400 CE, and peaceful interactions between the Han and Hellenic empires allowed overland trade to flourish. A major shift occurred in the late fifteenth century, when the invention of large ocean-going vessels and new navigation methods made maritime trade more competitive. Mercantilism and competition among Europe’s colonial powers helped pull commerce to the coastlines. Since then, commerce between Asia and Europe has traveled primarily by sea.1Against this historical backdrop, new railway services between China and Europe have emerged rapidly. Just 10 years ago, regular direct freight services from China to Europe did not exist.2 Today, they connect roughly 35 Chinese…

SSG Commando Muddassir Iqbal of Pakistan Army

“ Commando Muddassir Iqbal was part of the team who conducted Army Public School operation on 16 December 2014. In this video he reveals that he along with other commandos was ordered to kill the innocent children inside school, when asked why should they kill children after killing all the terrorist he was told that it would be a chance to defame Taliban and get nation on the side. He and all other commandos killed children and later Taliban was blamed.
Muddassir Iqbal has deserted the military and now he is  with mujahedeen somewhere in AF PAK border area”
For authenticity of  this tape journalists can easy reach to his home town to interview his family members or   ISPR as he reveals his army service number”
Asalam o Alaikum: My name is Muddassir Iqbal. My father’s name is Naimat Ali. I belong to Sialkot divison (Punjab province), my village is Shamsher Poor and district, tehsil and post office  Narowal. Unfortunately I was working in Pakistan army. I feel embarrassed to tell you …

CPEC Jobs in Pakistan, salary details

JOBS...نوکریاں چائنہ کمپنی میںPlease help the deserving persons...Salary:Salary package in China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in these 300,000 jobs shall be on daily wages. The details of the daily wages are as follows;Welder: Rs. 1,700 dailyHeavy Duty Driver: Rs. 1,700 dailyMason: Rs. 1,500 dailyHelper: Rs. 850 dailyElectrician: Rs. 1,700 dailySurveyor: Rs. 2,500 dailySecurity Guard: Rs. 1,600 dailyBulldozer operator: Rs. 2,200 dailyConcrete mixer machine operator: Rs. 2,000 dailyRoller operator: Rs. 2,000 dailySteel fixer: Rs. 2,200 dailyIron Shuttering fixer: Rs. 1,800 dailyAccount clerk: Rs. 2,200 dailyCarpenter: Rs. 1,700 dailyLight duty driver: Rs. 1,700 dailyLabour: Rs. 900 dailyPara Engine mechanic: Rs. 1,700 dailyPipe fitter: Rs. 1,700 dailyStorekeeper: Rs. 1,700 dailyOffice boy: Rs. 1,200 dailyExcavator operator: Rs. 2,200 dailyShovel operator: Rs. 2,200 dailyComputer operator: Rs. 2,200 dailySecurity Supervisor: Rs. 2,200 dailyCook for Chinese food: Rs. 2,000 dailyCook…