IG FC interaction with media


QUETTA: Dialogue process is on with the angry people. It is our desire talks should be held with all the people in the province if they denounce violence. Running dialogue process is responsibility of political authority. This was stated by Inspector General Frontier corps Major General Obedullah Khan at his interaction here Thursday. He said it is unfortunate transformation could not come to Balochistan correctly and it would

take much more time. We are ready to extend every support, he added.

He said those climbed on mountains should lay down their arms for provincial development. They should come down in the interest of their children. He said moral of security forces is high and they cannot be cowed down by terrorists activities and they are ready for the defence of the country and the province.

Replying to a question he said extremists come to Balochistan and participate in illegal

activities in Balochistan. Law enforcers were keeping eye on them. He said to check negative activities of terrorists in Pashtoon areas local tribal were being engaged. Terrorists challenged writ of the law enforcement agencies in Murgha Kibzai area of Zhob and planned to disturb situation in the area. However F.C. in its timely action killed five terrorists and arrested several. He dispelled the impression F.C. used tanks and other big arms Behlol Basti.

In fact he added terrorists had opened fire on our troops in which 14 personnel including 2 JCOs were killed. Again they targeted our troops in Behlol Basti. Since our troops were vigilant now, they killed 11/13 terrorists. All these were terrorists form BLA.

In Murgha Kibzai Zhob we were informed kidnapers were active in the area . There were some compounds where they were living. Troops were moved in the night. Three compounds were raided. People surrendered in two compounds. From third compound intense firing was made which was returned. Five persons were killed. Of these three were outsiders and 2 locals. However their leader escaped.

He said foreign interest in the province is much higher. Besides there is also foreign

involvement through finance, Advance, Equipping and we have proofs for it. He said satiation remained distributed in four districts Dera Bugti, Sibi and Turbat. He said

Kohlu situation has improved to 75 percent.

He said FC was running 33 schools and colleges in the province where more than 12500 students were studying. We intend to take this strength to 15000 students in the coming years. He said FC mans 1000 posts in different parts of the province. We were asked to remove 28 of them. After talks 20/22 posts were abolished. But interestingly FC established 400 new posts in the province.

He said not a single soldier form Pakistan Army was present in the province. He said Baloch leader Sardar Attaullah Mengal has pointed out good aspect. Slogan of independence is slogan to befool the masses. They are misguided through this slogan. It is first pointation that people of Balochistan cannot live together after independence.

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