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WORLD NEWS | Baluchistan National Movement South Korea holds protest against Pakistani nuclear test

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busan [South Korea]May 29 (ANI): The Baloch National Movement (BNM)-Korean chapter staged a protest in Busan city on Sunday to mark the 23rd anniversary of Pakistan’s nuclear test in the Balochistan region of the Chaghi region.

The Baloch National Movement (BNM) said in a statement that the protest was aimed at raising awareness about the consequences of the test on the local population and the environment. Protesters handed out pamphlets informing them of the impact of the nuclear test and chanted slogans against Pakistan.

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Protesters expressed concern about the impact of the nuclear test in Korean and English. During the protest, Hafsa Baloch said: “Today, on behalf of Bank Negara, we are protesting in the city of Busan against Pakistan’s nuclear tests in Balochistan in 1998. mountain carried on.”

According to a statement issued by BNM, Hafsa Baloch said the impact of the tests had severely disrupted the entire region. She further said: “After the tests, the whole area and the surrounding areas have been radioactive for decades. To this day, people still face fatal diseases and children are born with facial deformities, eye diseases, genetic diseases like skin cancer and other health problems. “

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She said soil, environment and ecosystems were destroyed due to radioactive contamination from nuclear tests. The land, she said, had been completely “deserted”.

According to the BNM statement, Pakistan conducted a series of nuclear tests in the Chagi area on May 28, 1998, but failed to take adequate measures to protect the safety and well-being of the local population and the environment.

The tests caused widespread radioactive contamination and environmental degradation, according to the statement. For decades, the people of Chaji and the surrounding area have been plagued by deadly diseases and genetic disorders. (Arnie)

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from a Syndicated News feed, the content body may not have been modified or edited by LatestLY staff)


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