Quetta: Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), which is fighting for independence of Balochistan, tonight said its fighters have shot dead a soldier of Pakistan Army in a sniper attack.
The soldier of the occupying Pakistan army was killed in the attack on an outpost in Tandoori area of Sibi, on Tuesday.
This was stated by BLA spokesman Jeeyand Baloch said in a statement.
The deceased soldier has been identified as Asad Ali, he said.
“The BLA vows to continue its struggle until the goal is achieved,” Baloch warned, referring to the outfit’s fight for ouster of Pakistan and liberation of Balochistan.
The region is under forcible occupation of Pakistan since 1948.