(Reuters) – Pakistan has pledged to rein in human rights abuses by security forces in the huge, resource-rich province of Baluchistan as a first step towards starting talks to end a long-running insurgency waged by guerrillas seeking an independent homeland.
The new chief minister of the province bordering Afghanistan and Iranurged security forces, who deny wrongdoing, to end a campaign of enforced disappearances to support his hopes of kindling dialogue.
Ali Akbar Mosiani
BALOCHISTAN: Armed gunmen on Thursday(11 June 2013) killed two activists of the Balochistan National Party – Mengal in Khuzdar town of the southwestern province.
Police said armed gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire at the vehicle of Ali Akbar Mosiani, a district leader of BNP-M, in Khuzdar bazaar.
Mosiani was killed on the spot, police said, adding that the gunmen managed to escape from the spot. Moreover, only half an hour after Mosiani’s killing, armed gunmen shot dead another BNP-M activist, Javed Baloch.