Balochistan: Three including eighty-year-old man go missing

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A eighty-year-old man and two others have been allegedly ‘abducted’ by Pakistani security forces from different areas of Balochistan.

According to the details received by The Balochistan Post (TBP), an elderly man, aged 80, was picked up by the forces from Hub chowki when he was on the way to Gwadar from Karachi.

TBP received the identification of the elderly man n as Haji Muhammad Hussain s/o Noor Muhammad.

Source confirmed that Jan Muhammad’s son was killed along with his friend in a shootout by Pakistani security forces on 23 December 2013.

Meanwhile, two others were ‘disappeared’ by security forces from Kech.

Enforced disappearances that started in the early 2000s have never slowed down in Balochistan, in fact, dramatic surge has been observed in the number of people going missing with each coming year.

International campaign groups including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International accuse Pakistani security forces as the culprits of these illegal abductions.