India involved in terrorism in Balochistan, even during pandemic: Home Minister

Forces were targeted by Indian sponsored terrorists in district Kech

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QUETTA: Home Minister Balochistan, Mir Ziaullah Langove on Saturday said that India was involved in acts of terrorism in the province. Despite the global pandemic, India remains involved in terrorism in Balochistan, the Minister told a press conference at Quetta Press Club.

Our brave forces were targeted in district Kech by Indian sponsored terrorists, he mentioned. Six Frontier Corps personnel including an officer were martyred in a terrorist incident near the Pak-Iran border few days back. Mr. Langove stated that an Indian military major has confessed his country’s involvement in acts of terror in Balochistan.

He said people of Balochistan are patriotic and only a handful of elements were playing in the hands of enemy. Additional Chief Secretary Home, Hafiz Abdul Basit and DG PDMA, Imran Zarkoon were also present on the occasion.

Regarding the Zaireen issue, the Minister said all Zaireen entered from Iran were quarantined and screened at Pak-Iran border Taftan. He dispelled the impression that the coronavirus was spread by the Zaireen coming from Iran.

“Day and night, we struggled to facilitate the masses and contain the virus”, he said.

About the lockdown, the Minister said that smart lockdown has worked and that is why cases of coronavirus were decreased in the province. He however urged upon the masses to adopt social distancing and stay at home to battle the Covid-19.

 

 

 

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