Key rebel commander, 22 militants surrendered to forces in Balochistan


Rawalpindi, August 18 (TNS): A Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) commander with 22 militant aides surrendered to security forces on Friday, military media wing said here.

According to ISPR statement, the rebel militants surrendered during a ceremony at FC Madadgar Heaquarters Quetta.

The statement said that the latest ceremony follows numerous other ceremonies held in different parts of Balochistan during which hundreds of militants have surrendered, including militant commander Balkh Sher Badeeni who surrendered in January this year.

Home Minister Balochistan Sarfraz Bugti and a large number of civil and military officials were present on the occasion, the statement added.