Balochistan: Houses burnt, villages sieged, four dead bodies dumped by Military

(Sangar News)Awaran is once again under massive military siege by Pakistani Security Forces.

On 19 May 2017, Pakistani Security Forces besieged Gazzi, Kohadó, Surgarr, Taraji, Tar Mah, Shash Banti and Nali areas of Jaho, district Awaran, Balochistan. The siege continues till date. All the exits and entries are blocked.

There are reports of heavy military operation in the besieged villages of Awaran, this time again.

On fourth day of this military operation, security forces dumped four dead bodies in front of a local Hospital in Badhi, district Awaran, on 22 May. The deceased have been identified as Hidayatullah, Sadam, Majid and Hussain, who, security forces said, were killed during battle.

Awaran has been one of the most affected areas of the ongoing stream of military operations by Pakistani Armed Forces in Balochistan. Many houses have been burnt, hundreds of live stocks looted and alarming numbers of civilians abducted or killed during the continuous military operations. Most bloody was the military operation started on 18 July and was continued till 17 August, 2015. Military used a large number of Helicopters in 2015’s operation, reports say.

Similarly, on 22 May 2017, Frontier Corps and other security forces started a military operation in Sholig village of Dasht district Kech, Balochistan. During the operations residents of Sholig village were all assembled in one place and Tahir Allah Bakhsh was whisked away by the forces. Four houses were bulldozed and several Huts were set ablaze, say reports from the Sholig village of Dasht, district Kech, Balochistan.





In a separate operation in Kumbél village of the same area, Dasht, security forces burnt down Allah Bakhsh Didag’s house. Didag’s house has been targeted several times, by security forces.

All the valuables are reportedly looted by the security forces before they burnt the houses.

On 20 May 2017, Pakistani security forces attacked Karki village of Tijaban district Kech, Balochistan, abducted Master Siraj and set ablaze the house of Shakir Durra.

Forces beaten up and ill-treated the women and children during these operations, according to reports.