Pro-govt militia attacked in Dera Bugti; one killed, five kidnapped
[Dawn] Dozens of gunnies raided a pro-government tribal militia post in Balochistan
...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...
on Saturday, killing one man and abducting five, officials said.
The early morning raid took place in Dera Bugti district, about 400 kilometres southeast of lovely provincial capital Quetta, they said.
"Armed men believed to be several dozens attacked the post and whisked away five members of the tribal force in their vehicles after forcing them to surrender," provincial chief secretary Akbar Durrani told AFP.
One man who resisted was rubbed out by the assailants, he said.
Local administration chief Syed Faisal Shah confirmed the raid, saying security forces had been rushed to the area and a search operation had been launched.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
The government set up a lightly armed tribal force, known locally as a peace force, to help security forces tackle beturbanned goon violence in the region.
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-27