Baloch people observes the 27 March as a Black Day against occupation of Balochistan

561bfa76-eb9f-6b18Pakistani security forces attacked a protest rally against occupation in Quetta, several were reportedly injured.

Quetta: Baloch nation observed the 27 March as a Black Day to mark the occupation of the Eastern Part of Balochistan by Pakistan on 27 March 1948.

The Baloch pro-freedom parties had appealed the Baloch nation to observe shutter-down strike and organise protest rallies to mark the day to express their hatred against occupation.

The people of Balochistan have responded positively to the strike call by the Baloch Salvation Front, Baloch National Movement, the Baloch Martyrs Committee, the Baloch Student Organisation – Azad and other pro-liberation party. Protest rallies took to streets in almost all major cities of Balochistan. Thousands of participants were carrying flags of Balochistan and chanting slogan of FREEDOM. They also chanted slogans in favour of Baloch resistance movement and condemned state atrocities in Balochistan.

The Pakistani security forces attacked and batten charged the Baloch Nation Front (BNF) rally in Quetta due to which several Baloch activists were injured.

A shutter down strikes were also held in other major cities of Balochistan including Khuzdar, Hub, kalat, surab, Mastung, Kharan, Noshki, Dalbandin, Gawadar, Turbat and Kohlu and Dera Bugti areas of Balochistan.