Pakistani forces allegedly abduct Baloch leader’s wife, children

Quetta: The Pakistani security forces have allegedly abducted the wife and children of Baloch leader Dr. Allah Nazar from Quetta city.

Dr Nazar heads a pro-independence armed organisation, Baloch Liberation Front.

According to the reports, his wife, Fazeela, and their adopted daughter Popal Jan were abducted by the Pakistani state forces on Monday from Sariab road Quetta.

The other women and children taken away by the Pakistani forces include Bibi Salma and Salma’s 18-month-old son Irfan, Ayal and Ayal’s two year old daughter Zaheerag and Guar Jan.

According to a statement released by the Baloch National Movement (BNM), Fazeela Baloch was in Quetta for treatment after a botched backbone operation. Fazeela had received injuries in past after Pakistani security forces bombarded their village in Mashkay.

Fazeela Baloch was also diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after the incident in Mashkay.

The BNM in their statement said that the Pakistani forces are violating all international conventions by attacking and abducting Baloch women and children.

The BNM appealed Amnesty International, the United Nations and other human rights organisations to immediately address the issue.