The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) launched multiple attack across Balochistan. The areas which were attacked were Quetta, Khuzdar, Turbat, Kalat, Gwadar, Kahan. BLA’s spokesperson Jeeyand Baloch in their press release said that they eliminated 28 soldiers of the Pakistani forces in the attacks in Turbat, Kahan, Gwadar, and Quetta.
The statement said, “On Sunday at 1 pm in Chapi Kach, Kahan members of BLA’s Special Tactical Operations Squad (STOS) targeted a vehicle of the Pakistani military. In the IED attack, eight enemy personnel, including a captain, were killed and three were injured. In the attack, the Pakistan army’s Captain Fahad, Sepoy Asghar, Sepoy Shamoom, Sepoy Mehran, Lance Naik Ameen Ullah, and others were killed. Three army personnel were also injured in the attack”. In another attack by STOS in Gokdan Turbat on the eve of 24 December, a convoy of the Pakistani military was ambushed. “In this attack, at least seven enemy personnel including a junior commissioned officer were killed and four were injured,” the statement read.
Jeeyand Baloch further said that the Pakistani soldiers were targeted when they were traveling in a convoy of nine vehicles from Gokdaan. In the attack, at least three army vehicles were targeted with rockets and heavy weapons, he said. He further added that in the deadly attack, seven including JCO Azhar were killed, four were injured, and two Pakistan army vehicles were destroyed.
BLA spokesperson further said, on Saturday night in another attack in Turbat, BLA fighters targeted a military camp near Hoshaap with rockets. Several rockets were launched at the Pakistan army camp, causing severe losses to the troops.Similarly, in another attack on Saturday night, BLA fighters targeted a military outpost in Dasht Saheji area of Gwadar. “Several grenades were launched at enemy positions, resulting in losses to the enemy forces,” the statement read.
Likewise in Gilli, Bulaida an outpost of the Pakistani military was targeted with grenade launchers and heavy weapons. Three Pakistani troops were injured in the attack.
The BLA statement went on to say that “in Joosk, Turbat a Pakistani military outpost was targeted with a hand grenade. Whereas, in Kehkan, Turbat a military base was targeted with BM12 long-range projectiles” and on Sunday on Sabzal road in Quetta, BLA targeted policemen guarding the police station with a hand grenade. Two police officials were injured in the attack.
BLA statement added that in the Kalat area of Balochistan, BLA fighters destroyed a truck involved in “plundering” Baloch national resources. The drivers of the truck were released unharmed after final warnings, it said.
“In another attack in Quetta, BLA fighters targeted enemy personnel in Satellite Town, three enemy personnel were injured in this attack,” Jeeyand Baloch said in the statement. He further added that in another attack on Sariab road Quetta, an “enemy” post was targeted with a hand grenade. Three “enemy” personnel were injured in the attack.In Khuzdar, BLA fighters also targeted a police vehicle at Jeelani Chowk where they said that the Pak forces were harassing gullible civilians in the disguise of security checking.
The statement said that six BLA fighters attained martyrdom and that Baloch Liberation Army pays rich tribute to the fallen heroes for their ultimate sacrifices and that they will continue to achieve the freedom for their motherland.