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Bugti claims that BLF chief reportedly killed in Awaran operation


QUETTA: Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti informed on Tuesday that the chief of Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF) Dr Allah Nazar is reportedly killed in an operation in Awaran district of Balochistan.


“According to intelligence reports, BLF chief Dr Allah Nazar has been killed in an operation in Awaran,” Bugti said, during addressing the media.

He said, however, that the information has not be confirmed yet.

“The operation was successful as many key militants were killed and there has been no trace of Dr Nazar since the Eid operation,” said Bugti.

He further said that security forces taken seven terrorists belonging to various outlawed factions during an operation in Balochistan.


“Security forces also recovered arms along with about 600 international SIM cards and 1000 antennas from the suspected terrorists,” claimed Bugti.

He also added that the forces were successful in annihilating the communication centre being used by militants upon orders of Afghan and Indian intelligence agencies, located in Dalbandin. He added that initial reports suggested the suspects were utilizing SIMs belonging to Afghanistan, India, Iran, the United States and couple of European countries.

On the other hand, the Frontier Corps (FC) spokesman Khan Wasay said that a search operation was carried out on Tuesday in Mashkay, the hometown of BLF leader Dr Nazar, to secure the release of hostages from militants.

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