Human rights violations, military operations, enforced disappearances and extrajudicial executions continue in all over Balochistan in first 10 days of 2018 too. 30 people are abducted by forces from different areas of Balochistan. 23 people were extra-judicially killed. Among them, 10 mutilated bodies were found and 7 people including 5 policemen died in a suicide attack in Quetta, Balochistan.
On January 1st, 2018, 3 bullet-riddled bodies, including a woman, were recovered from the mountainous area of Azizabad, District Kalat. All three were carrying bullet wounds while the reason behind these killings is still to be found.
In another incident, forces raided a house in Sulo Buleda, District Kech and abducted Peerjan s/o Noor Jan and Hayat s/o Ishaq. Forces also raided the house of Jameel s/o Murad Bakhsh where valuables were looted and women and children were beaten up.
On January 2nd, forces carried out a military operation in Zain Loti, Dera Bugti and abducted 9 people
including 3 sons of Shah Nawaz Bugti. They are identified as Bajli s/o Shah Nawaz Bugti, Lahri s/o Shah Nawaz Bugti, Mando s/o Shah Nawaz Bugti, Bacha s/o Ali Murad Bugti, Kahiri s/o Lal Bugti, Ayub s/o Raja Bugti, Mehrullah Bugti, Mesri Bugti s/o Raja Bugti and Mir Muhammad Bugti.
In another incident on Januar 2, 2018, a mutilated body was recovered from Meerabad, District Kech.
The body was later shifted to a hospital in Tump where the body was identified as Master Noor Ahmed
s/o Haji Khan Muhammad. He was a teacher by profession and uncle of Baloch Student Organization
Azad’s Chairperson Karima Baloch. He was abducted by forces on July 28, 2016, from Ginnah Check
Post on his way back home. Since then no one heard from him until his mutilated body recovered from Meerabad. The custodial killing of political activist and
relatives of activists is continued from last many years. In 2017 only, 40 people were extrajudicially executed in the custody of forces and their bodies were dumped in different areas of Balochistan.
Dr Muhammad Gul s/o Wali Muhammad, Aslam s/o Dost Muhammad, Sajjad s/o Asad and Hanif s/o Abdullah, residents of Kallari Gichk, District Panjgur were kidnapped by forces from Chitkan, Panjgur
on January 3, 2018.
Separately, on January 3, 2018, Pakistan forces bombed and looted many houses in Kolwa, Muradak, Kaddey Hotel area of District Awaran.
Master Hussain s/o Swali, a teacher by profession and Azum s/o
Hussain residents of Pirandar, District
Awaran were kidnapped in a house raid on the same day.
The mutilated body of Battey s/o Naik Muhammad, the resident of Jhao, Awaran was recovered on January 4, 2018. Battey was kidnapped on December 29, 2017, along with his father, Naik Muhammad. His father is still in the custody of forces.
On January 5, 2018, Shoaib s/o Sarwar, the resident of Alandoor, District Kech was abducted from Turbat city by forces and Intelligence agents.
Huzur Bakhsh From Zain Koh Dera Bugti, District Dera Bugti was abducted in a raid on January 7.
Separately, on the same day, two brothers, Jummah Khan Sayyad and Wahid Sayyad residents of Pasni were kidnapped by forces in a raid in Pasni Raikpusht Ward no 7.