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Five persons abducted in security forces raids in Mashkay town in Awaran district.

From news Desk of *(The Balochistan post)* Brought to you by *(Current Balochistan)* According to details received by The Balochistan Post, security forces have forcefully abducted five more men from Mashkay Awaran district in Balochistan. As per the locals, five persons were forcefully disappeared during the raids conducted by Pakistani forces in several areas of Mashkay. A house to house search was conducted, and according to the locals, several people were picked from their houses, who were taken to undisclosed locations. The four missing persons were identified as Ayoub, Majeed, Siraj, Wahid buksh, whereas, the identity fifth one was not immediately ascertained. Mashkay town is situated in Awaran, one of the most volatile districts in Balochistan, and has suffered from military operations in past too.

International Pressure Mounting On Pakistan To Act Against Terror

March 26, 2019  Commentaries The European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief, Federica Mogherini held talks with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and agreed to kickstart a new strategic engagement plan with Islamabad. The high-level EU visit to Islamabad came weeks after the EU severely condemned the terror attack in Pulwama, which was claimed by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM). The EU had asked Pakistan to “continue addressing terrorism including clear and sustained actions targeting not only all UN-listed terrorist groups but also individuals claiming responsibility for such attacks”.  Some of the European countries like Germany, Poland, UK and France had also expressed their concerns about terrorist groups operating within Pakistan. The German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas had specifically asked his Pakistani counterpart to take steps to “put a stop to cross-border terrorism”. In the UN Security Council sanctions committee, soon afterwards, three permanent member