Occupied Balochistan – June 01: Pakistan Military death squad has target killed Renowned Baloch scholar, writer and poet Professor Saba Dashtyari at Sariab Road, Quetta Balochistan.
According to details Professor Saba Dashtyari, one of the prominent Baloch linguists and advocate for Independence of Balcohistan, was on his way home from Balochistan University when the attackers open indiscriminate firing at him. Sources reported that he succumbed to his injuries on the way to hospital. Balochistan University Students and professors have gather at the hospital after hearing the news of Waja Dashtiyari’s killing.
Prof. Dashtyari was a professor of Islamic Studies at Balochistan University. He contributed more than 24 books on Balochi literature, history, poetry and translation.
Prof. Dashtyari also established Syed Zahoor Shah Hashmi reference library in Malir area of Karachi having more than 150 thousands books in various languages particularly on Balochi literature, culture and civilization. It is also the Balochistan’s largest library on Balochi literature.
He also compiled index and bibliography of all the published Balochi literature in the past 50 years.