Mon. Jun 17th, 2024

Drought: Balochistan’s Barren Tears

It was the summer of 2016, dry and hot like a shower of fire. In a broad daylight an Ibex from the Hingol mountain suddenly appeared on the route of Harra (A village in Hingol). Abdul Ghani, aged 68, who is a herdsman, caught that Ibex and hunted it without any resistance. That was unusual because this animal never crosses the lower land and it is impossible to catch an Ibex that way without any hurdle. “The Ibex was half-dead already because of no food on top of the mountain. The effect of this drought’s ambit stretched wide and even an Ibex cannot survive in this harsh time,” Abdul Ghani told Balochistan Review.

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