A large number of people joined a protest rally to welcome the arrival of the Long March against the “Baloch Genocide” in Kohlu district of Balochistan on Saturday.
According to reports, hundreds of thousands of people took part in the protest organized by the long marchers in Kohlu district and observed a complete shutdown strike in the city. The relatives of the missing persons from Kohlu, as well as the tribal elders and the locals, demanded the recovery of the Baloch missing persons.
The Baloch Yekjetti Committee (BYC) said in its statement that thousands of Kohlu’s non-Baloch people also came out for the rally to support the Long March and show the Baloch national solidarity and strength against the atrocities.
The BYC added that thousands of people have sent a clear message to the state by participating in the long march rallies from Turbat to Kohlu that the Baloch nation is now united against this “tyranny” and will continue to fight against it.
The BYC further added that the Long March convoy has reached Kohlu from Turbat but the state is trying to stop the peaceful march by erecting barricades everywhere. “The state is deploying a large number of troops at the Bauta checkpost to prevent the Long March from going to Dera Ghazi Khan,” the statement said.