In Pakistan’s Punjab province, Gunmen attacked a security force vehicle killing 5 people. Police spokesman Kalim Qureshi said that two police officers, 2 officers of the intelligence service and an informer were also among those who died. They said that they were attacked late on Sunday night when they were going to raid a hideout of terrorists in Arabi Tabba area of Rajanpur district. The case is currently under investigation.
Earlier violent incidents in the area bordering Balochistan
No organization has claimed responsibility for the attack yet, but the area is bordered by southwestern Balochistan province. Balochistan separatist groups in the region often carry out incidents of violence. Islamic militants are also active in the region. In this part of Pakistan, convoys of police and security forces have been targeted many times in the past few times.
Balochistan Province Turbulent Region of Pakistan
Separatist organizations continue to attack Pakistan’s Balochistan province and its adjoining areas. Being a region of separatist organizations, violent incidents in this part are quite high. Separatist organizations have been particularly targeted by police forces and security forces. Baloch activists are living in many countries around the world and have been raising their demand for a separate province.