Unidentified armed men attacked check posts of Pakistani forces in Hernai district of Balochistan.
According to details, Unknown armed men attacked a coal mine in the same area, and detained two workers present at the mine.
Whereas, in Zard Aloo area of Hernai, the militants targeted a Frontier Corps check post with heavy weaponry, while the official sources have not revealed the details of casualties.
As per the sources, two days ago, armed men attacked a levies post in Chappar Lat area and confiscated the ammunition. However, no causalities were reported in the attack.
Later today, a Baloch pro-independence armed group, Baloch Liberation Army, BLA claimed the responsibility of attacking Frontier Corps, Levies Force and a coal mine.
“Baloch Liberation Army fighters targeted Pakistani forces and their supporters in three separate attacks in Harnai,” BLA spokesman Jeeyand Baloch said.
Jeeyand further said, “BLA fighters stormed a Levies Force post at Chappar Lat in Harnai area and captured the post, the weapons and ammunition were seized, while the Levies personnel abandoned the post.”
BLA spokespersons said, that in another attack in Zard Aloo area last night, fighters targeted a Pakistani force, Frontier Corps post with rockets and other weapons, causing casualties and financial losses to the forces.
Meanwhile, BLA fighters in a separate attack targeted the coal mine of a government-backed person, setting fire to the mine’s machinery and destroying a vehicle, while detaining two persons present at the mine, he said.
The statement further said that coal mine owners in the Zard Aloo, Shahrag and surrounding areas of Harnai, along with the Pakistani army and intelligence agencies, are becoming an obstacle to Baloch fighters, including the looting of Baloch resources. After the interrogation of the arrested persons, their release or punishment will be decided. If the coal mine owners do not stop supporting the Pakistani army and intelligence agencies, they will be targeted intensely in the future, it said.