'Prez Jinping you still have time to quit Balochistan,' BLA's Majeed Brigade threatens China, Pak to launch fresh attacks
ANI | Asia | Last Updated at May 19 2019 22:41 IST
Majeed Brigade, an elite unit of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) on Sunday in a video threatened Chinese President Xi Jinping and Pakistan to withdraw their projects immediately from Balochistan.
The deadly attack on May 11 at the luxury hotel in Gwadar has intensified security concerns around Beijing's major development drive in Pakistan, including a strategic deep-sea port.
In the video, the BLA commander was seen surrounded by heavily armed persons wearing the same camouflage uniform as members of Majeed Brigade, also known as self-sacrificing squad of the BLA, guarded him.
"It was a simple and clear message to Chinaand Pakistan to withdraw immediately from Balochistan. This warning to Chinaand Pakistan was also given by our leaderGen Aslam Baloch. But China failed to pay heed.
The Brigade further noted that the attack on Pearl Continental hotel was "a part of our Operation Zir Pahazag". "This is a continuous operation that has been initiated to safeguard the Baloch Sea from China, Pakistan and other foreign powers," the commander said.