In the past, militants have repeatedly targeted labourers from Punjab and Sindh working in various parts of Balochistan. Last year, four labourers from Sindh working on a road project were gunned down in the same area.
"Pakistan is aware of the intentions of such sinister and malicious campaigns, which should not be allowed on the soil of a friendly country," the statement said. According to media reports, "Free Balochistan" slogans appeared on taxis in London.
We hope the US will not let us down this time and we will not have to do (sacrifices) like (killing of) Shahid Nawab Akbar Bugti who stood and fought for our shared values," said exiled Baloch leader Nawab Brahumdagh Bugti.