Five armed groups banned in Pakistan

Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Pakistan’s interior ministry Thursday banned five armed outfits in southwestern Balochistan province.

‘Anti-state organisations’ like the Baloch Republican Army, Baloch Liberation Army, Baloch Liberation United Front, Baloch Armed Defence Organisation and the Baloch Liberation Front have been banned and all their assets have been frozen, Online news agency reported citing an interior ministry statement.