QUETTA: Another body of a missing Baloch person was recovered from Turbat on Thursday, the police said. The body was identified as Nor Bhaksh, a resident of Nasirabad area in Turbat, who was listed as missing a month ago. His relatives had held government functionaries responsible for his disappearance. “Five people are still missing from the Nasirabad area of Turbat,” a close relative of the victim told The Express Tribune, adding that the families also held a news conference in Quetta and Kech districts for the safe recovery of the missing persons. According to the Voice for Baloch Missing Persons, an organisation striving for their recovery – as many as 165 bodies of missing persons have been recovered in the past year in different parts of Balochistan. Interior Minister Rehman Malik however, said that 116 bodies were found.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 15th, 2011.