September 11, 2005

Interior ministry helicopter fired upon , BLA claims responsibility

Interior ministry helicopter fired upon, BLA claims responsibility

RAWALPINDI: Some unidentified miscreants targeted the interior ministry's helicopter in the area of Marvad close to Mach Saturday but no damage was caused and the helicopter remained safe.

As per details released by the ISPR, helicopter was on routine flight in the area of Marvad when some unknown miscreants tried to hit it. However it landed safely in Quetta and orders have been issued to investigate the matter.

Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) has claimed responsibility of the incident. One Meerak Baloch from BLA informed Quetta Press Club by telephone that helicopter was hit by BLA. "Our war against the government will continue unless due rights are given to people of Balochistan", he underscored.

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