Daily Archives: August 11, 2009
By Malik Siraj Akbar
When the first Baloch insurgency broke out in 1948 to resist the illegal and forceful annexation of the Baloch-populated autonomous Kalat state
with Pakistan, Manmohan Singh – today Indian prime minister – was barely a teenager while his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani had not even been born to witness the rebellion’s magnitude. Yet, last month, both leaders in Sharm el-Sheikh discussed for the first time the indefatigable Baloch insurgency.
By Saleem Shahid
QUETTA: Militants who had kidnapped police personnel and labourers on July 30 claimed on Monday to have killed another 10 policemen and thrown their bodies in Chattar area of Nasirabad district.