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December 16, 2019
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24 BRA militants lay down their weapons in Balochistan

QUETTA: More than two dozen ‘militants’ laid down their weapons in Balochistan’s Noshki district on Monday as part of the present government’s reconciliation policy, Dawn.com reported.

A security official who declined to be named since he was not authorised to speak to the media told that all the ‘militants’ belonged to banned outfits.

“Most of them belonged to the banned Baloch Republican Army (BRA),” he said, adding that the ‘militants’ had targeted security personnel and vital national installations for a long time.

The suspected militants, who laid down their weapons announced their intent to rejoin society and live peaceful lives while assuring officials that they would work for development and prosperity of the country. T

hey handed their weapons over to Frontier Corps personnel and other officers at a ceremony held in Noshki.

It is pertinent to mention here that India has been directly involved in spreading insurgency and unrest in Balochistan.