17 paramilitary personnel killed in two days in Balochistan

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15 were killed yesterday in western provinces of Balochistan.
 
The attacks were carried out in three separate districts of Balochistan and claimed by separate armed group.
 
The Balochistan Post Correspondent
 
17 Frontier Corps(FC) personnel have been killed in past four days during separate militant attacks in Balochistan. Two armed groups have claimed the responsibility for the attacks.
 
According to the details, the first attack was carried out in the northern district of Loralai in Balochistan on 16th February, which resulted in the death of two FC personnel.
 
Both the personnel were target killed by unknown armed motorcyclists, who fled after the attack. No group claimed the responsibility for the attack immediately, however, an off-shoot of Tehrik i Taliban Pakistan(TTP) has claimed responsibility for previous attacks in the district.
 
The second attack was carried out yesterday in Panjgoor district—according to official sources, the FC personnel were attacked during the change of shift at two outposts located in a mountainous area, causing the death of four personnel on the spot and left several injured.
 
However, Baloch Khan—the spokesperson for BRAS(Baloch Raaji Ajohi Sangar)—claimed that paramilitary forces were attacked on two separate spots simultaneously, in which they killed 9 personnel and injured several others.
 
“Weapons of killed enemy personnel were also confiscated in today’s offensive”, said Baloch Khan.
 
Sources told TBP correspondent that dead bodies and injured soldiers were being shifted in several vehicles.
 
Whereas, Frontier Corps were also attacked in SangAbad area of western district of Kech in Balochistan on the same day. Official sources did not comment on the incident, however, local sources confirmed the attack.
 
The attack was claimed by Baloch Republican Army(BRA), Beebarg Baloch, a spokesperson for BRA, claimed that the attack was an ambush on the patrolling party of FC in Tajaban SangAbad area in Kech district, as a result of the ambush, 6 FC men were killed and 4 were injured.
 
Meanwhile, Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani condemned the attack and expressed sorrow over the loss of lives.
 
He described the tragic incident a conspiracy against the peace of Balochistan and development projects in the province.