Youth from Gojal Valley ‘commits suicide’

Youth from Gojal Valley ‘commits suicide’

Gojal: A young man named Nazir Ahmad, 22, has reportedly committed suicide. A college student, Nazir belonged to the Khudabad village of Gojal Valley, Hunza, The rising tendency of, what are being called, ‘suicides’ has alarmed parents and families across the valley. During the last five years, youth from different...

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Saleem Khan from Yasin Valley summits Minglik Sar (6050m) in Shimshal

Saleem Khan from Yasin Valley summits Minglik Sar (6050m) in Shimshal

Islamabad: Mr. Saleem Khan from Nalti (Thoi) village of Tehsil Yasin, District Ghizar, has summited Minglik Sar (6050m) in Pamir Valley near Shimshal pass adjacent to Pak-China border. This expedition was the first expedition to Minglik Sar for the year 2016. The team included very hard working porters from Shimshal valley;,...

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Another attempt to scale the unclimbed Gulmit Tower

Another attempt to scale the unclimbed Gulmit Tower

Author: Slawomir Kawecki, Poland Rising west from Gulmit village on the Karakoram Highway is the Bulkish Yaz Glacier, dominated at its head by an outstanding peak named Gulmit Tower, one of several summits towards the end of the long ridge running east from Ultar. The village is the administrative center...

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Kohistan: Coaster falls in River Indus after colliding with a truck, five people dead, one seriously injured

Kohistan: Coaster falls in River Indus after colliding with a truck, five people dead, one seriously injured

Kohistan: A coaster coming from Gilgit has collided with a truck in the Pattan area of Kohistan and fallen in the Indus River. “Five people have died in the accident, while one is seriously injured. One person has saved his life jumping from the coaster”, Abid Ali Shah, a passenger...

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