Jun 11, 2015

Balochistan: Series of Abductions and Raids by the Pakistani Forces in Baalicha

Pakistani forces have abducted five Baloch youth and attacked several houses in the area of Baalicha in Balochistan on Thursday [4 June 2015]. According to the local residents, the forces, accompanied by masked men, harassed women and children, set several houses on fire and abducted five Baloch men. Additionally, two dead bodies have been found in Panjgur and Jafarabad regions of Balochistan, one of them badly burnt and mutilated. In a separate incident, the Pakistani forces conducted a raid in New Kahan Quetta and abducted six other people, whose whereabouts remain unknown. 


Below is an article published by Balochwarna News:

Pakistani forces have attacked several houses in Baalicha area of Thumap in Balochistan on Thursday and abducted five Baloch youth.

According to details the Paramilitary forces raised a civilian populated area in Baalicha in Kech district of Balochistan and attacked several houses.

The local residents have reported that Pakistani forces harassed women and children during the raid and set several houses on fire before take away five Baloch men with them.

The abducted men have been named as Dr Ismael Baloch, Salman Baloch, Zaffar Baloch, Sultan Baloch and Beebgar Baloch.

Eye-witness reported that Pakistani forces were accompanied by some masked men in plainclothes who, sources said, could be the local collaborators and informers of Pakistan military.

Meanwhile two dead bodies were found in Panjgur and Jafarabad regions of Balochistan on Thursday.

A badly burnt body was discovered in Chitkaan area of Panjgur Balochistan.

According to doctors report the body was mutilated beyond recognition and the cause of death, in medical examination, has been ascertained as torture.

Another dead body was discovered in Jafarabad, Balochistan which was identified as that of Azad Khan.

Family sources reported that Azad Khan left home on a motorcycle on four days ago and has been missing until Thursday when his dead body was found.

Separately, Pakistan forces conducted a raid in New Kahan Quetta on early Wednesday morning and abducted six people.

The whereabouts of all the abducted men remained unknown until filing of this report.

Meanwhile family of Abdul Samad Baloch, abducted on 5 May, 2015, has urged international Human Rights groups to play their role his safe and early release.

They said Mr Baloch’s life was in danger and he might be killed in custody like thousands of other abducted Baloch who were killed by Pakistani forces in their custody and their tortured and bullet-ridden bodies were found in different areas of Balochistan.