2 Pakistan soldiers killed as armed men open fire on security personnel in Balochistan

Apr1,2024



New Delhi: 2 pakistani soldier He lost his life when armed attackers opened fire on security personnel in Balochistan province. This incident happened near Gwadar, where the bomb disposal team pakistan army Ankara was engaged in clearing landmines in the dam area. In addition to the deaths, four soldiers were injured during the attack.
According to officials firing incident The incident occurred about 25 kilometers away from Gwadar city. After the attack, the dead soldiers and injured were immediately taken to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. Law enforcement agencies launched a search operation in the area to nab the criminals behind the attack. At present, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Historically, Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) has been linked to several attacks in the Gwadar area. The BLA, known for its opposition to Chinese investment in Balochistan, often accuses both China and Pakistan of exploiting the province's abundant resources. However, these allegations have been consistently denied by the authorities.
On 24 March, the BLA claimed responsibility for an attack on the Gwadar Port Authority Complex. In retaliation, security forces killed eight terrorists belonging to the banned separatist group during the clash.
Baluchistan, located on the border with Iran and Afghanistan, has been plagued by a long-running and violent insurgency. Various Baloch insurgent groups have often targeted projects related to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a major US$60 billion initiative.
(with agency input)



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