Local sources said that the FC had cordoned off the entire area early on Friday morning and disconnected all forms of telecommunication contacts in the area. As a result of the firing initiated by the FC, several people were injured as well. The operation continued until 4:00 p.m.
“The forces also whisked away around thirty people with them, “confirmed a local residence,” those who were detained and taken away included three sons of Ali Mohammad Qalandarani.” The arrested men have been named as: Aftab, Wasim, Mir Atiq, Khaleel, Mir Hussain Ahmed, Ubaid ullah, Niaz Ahmed, Maqsod, Khan Jan, Masood, Lawang Khan, Mohammad Tahir, Haroon Rasheed, Siraaj, Mula Hussain, Adaam, Ayub, Abdullah, Waheed, Mujeeb, Anees, Nasib, Ahmed Khan, Abdul Rasool, Rashid Mengal, Ata Usamad, Aurang Zaib, Zia ulah, Faizullah, Yasir, Manzurullah, Kadir Buksh, Zubair, Shoaib, Aziz Ahmed, Shafi, Naseer.
Ms. Banuk Durshom: "My father was not involved in offence and he is 80-year-old how can he work against the state?"
Update May 17, 2011:
A resident of Khuzdar Ms. Banuk Durshom along with family members of other Baloch, abducted on 18 February 2011, has alleged that security forces had whisked away her father, brother along with 11 other relatives during a search operation in Tutak area of Khuzdar some three months ago and are still being illegally detained in an undisclosed location by Pakistani security forces.
Addressing a news conference at Quetta Press Club on Monday she said [Pakistan] security forces had carried out house-to-house search in Tutak area of Khuzdar and arrested 36 members of her family. “The forces had released 23 people but kept my father Mohammad Raheem Qalandrani, 80, and elder brother Mohammad Tahir Qalandrani, 45, and 11 other close relatives in illegal custody,” she said.