Pakistani forces offensives continue in Dera Bugti, New Kahan and Gwadar towns of Balochistan

awaran-300x225Balochistan: Pakistani forces offensives continue in Dera Bugti, New Kahan and Gwadar towns of Balochistan. Pakistani forces have reportedly conducted a military offensive in Doda tibba, Mohan Pat and other areas of Sui, Dera Bugti on Tuesday. A number of armored vehicles of Pakistani forces raided the Baloch villages in the area and indiscriminately targeted the populace.

Many houses of the innocent Baloch villagers were set on fire by the forces after being looted of valuables. A Baloch man was reportedly killed during the offensive and several including a woman were wounded. The killed man was identified as Fareed Bugti s/o Sobani Bugti and the wounded woman as Sibr Bibi daughter of Sohrab Bugti.

The spokesman of Baloch Republican Party Waja Sher Mohammad Bugti tweeted: “Both the man and the woman were innocent Baloch villagers who were targeted by Pakistani forces today in Muhan Pat area of Sui, Dera Bugti.” He also said that “Lives of the people wounded in the military offensive on March 27 in Mohan Pat are in extreme danger as the area is under attack again today.”

A similar offensive was conducted by Pakistani forces in New Kahan locality of Quetta yesterday but fortunately no casualty or abduction was reported from there. A local newspaper reported that the forces laid a siege to the area at around 12:00 pm which continued until 4:00 pm.

The paper also reported that a number of innocent Baloch civilians including women and children were injured as the forces opened indiscriminate fire. Pakistani forces looted valuables from houses including four vehicles, six bicycles, around four dozen blankets, stocked grain,  mobile phones, cash, carpets of houses and mosques and other goods.

Pakistani forces also conducting door to door search operation in many areas of Gwadar city from last couple of days. In so called search operation in New Town, Naya abad, Faqeer Colony areas of Gwadar, Pakistani forces are harassing the residents of the locality, women and children are reportedly beaten up and seven people are arrested and shifted to an unknown location. Till filing this report their whereabouts were not known. Entire Gwadar city is under tight siege of the Pakistani forces, and locals are in state of fear as deadly military operation is expected in next few days to pave way for upcoming elections.

Today on (2nd April) a youth namely Shahzad Baloch is abducted by the Pakistani forces from Coastal Town of Ormara in Gwadar district. Locals of the area have staged a protest against abduction of Shahzad Baloch in front of main gate of Naval base and all shops of the city also closed in protest.