Two bullet-riddled bodies found near Turbat
QUETTA: Two more bullet-riddled bodies of Baloch missing persons were found from the Herrnok area, around 40 kilometres away from Turbat city, on Thursday morning. The incident triggered violence in Awaran, Mashkey and Turbat where two government offices and a Balochistan Rural Support Programme (BRSP) office were set on fire.
According to official sources, a passer-by spotted the bodies and informed the Turbat Levies Thana. Levies official rushed to the spot and took the bodies to the Civil Hospital Turbat, where they were identified as comrade Abdul Qayyum, leader of the Baloch Student Organization (BSO-Azad) in Gwadar, and Jamil Yaqoob, a member of the Turbat Balochistan National Party (BNP). Hospital sources said comrade Qayyum received five bullets in his upper torso while Jamil Ahmed received three bullet wounds.
Family sources said Qayyum was taken from his residence in Gwadar on December 11. “Security personnel had arrested Qayyum and killed him during his illegal detention,” they alleged, adding that the case was also registered against FC personnel in the Gwadar Police Station.