Latest Baluch Liberation Army Stories

2006-06-12 08:09:59

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb blast in the Pakistani town of Quetta killed five people and wounded 17 on Monday, and nationalist militants fighting for control of natural resources were the main suspects. No one has claimed responsibility for the bomb which police said was planted on a bicycle left at the side of the road near a hotel and a police station. "It was a terrorist act. A high-explosive material was used," the provincial government's interior minister, Shoaib...

2006-06-12 03:36:31

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb exploded on a road in the Pakistani town of Quetta on Monday, killing five people and wounding 17, police and a hospital official said. Autonomy-seeking militants from the nationalist Baluch Liberation Army (BLA) were believed to be responsible, a police official said. The BLA is fighting for control of gas resources in Baluchistan, Pakistan's largest but poorest province and its biggest source of natural gas. Quetta is the provincial capital....

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