Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Pakistani Occupation Forces have killed one Baloch and arrested eight others

Dasht Spilengi, Occupied Baluchistan: Pakistani Occupation Forces have killed one resident, injured many others and killed scores of livestock in a recovery operation in Kabu Spilengi, South of Quetta. At least eight (8) innocent Baloch have reportedly been arrested. The operation is what the POF term as a “Search Operation” for the recovery of two Frontier Corps personnel who were abducted from Hazar Ganji, Quetta. POF gunships are actively engaged in the search operation shelling the local population. Most casualties were due to gunship fire.

The POF were met with resistance by the local population, resulting in the confirmed death of one POF soldier Lance Naik Faridullah. The POF are harassing the local population in Spilengi. The Baluch consider breaking into an individual's home a serious offense, it is considered synonymous to dishonoring a family's honor. The POF are not new to Baluch Customs and Traditions but they keep resorting to such tactics to inflict psychological scars on the Baluch. According to reports the POF have forced Baluch families out of their homes and ransacked their homes. Two Baluch from the Bungulzai tribe have been abducted by the POF. According to local reports about a hundred POF trucks were seen moving in the direction.

Meanwhile two Pakistani police officials, including a station house officer, were injured in a grenade attack on Mastung police station on Tuesday. Officials said two persons riding a motorcycle hurled a hand grenade at the Mastung City police station. The bomb blast injured Station House Officer Ghulam Sarwar and Additional SHO Abdul Salam Bangulzai. The attackers also resorted to aerial firing before escaping. The injured were rushed to Mastung District Headquarters Hospital for treatment, where doctors said the SHO was in a critical condition. A few months ago, unidentified assailants gunned down the previous SHO of the same police station.

In a separate incident of targeted killing unknown armed men opened fire on a trailer in Ghunja Dhori area of Mastung. As a result of firing the driver of the trailer was killed and another man was seriously wounded. Both the men are believed to be residents of Rahima Yar Khan of Punjab.

BRA (Baloch Republican Army) claimed the responsibility of killing the settlers of Punjab and the attack on City Police station in Mastung. BLA (Baloch Liberation Army) accepted the responsibility of killing an FC man near Kalat (Qabu area).

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