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Attabad – Out of sight, out of mind!

Attabad – Out of sight, out of mind!

Shakeel Ahmed Shah The second year passed by and the government is sturdily attempting to prove the idiom out of sight, out of mind to be authentic by relegating the issues of Attabad disaster rehabilitation action plan. After being hot news in print and electronic media, the attabad disaster is now...

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Two years on, little progress on drainage of Attabad Lake

Two years on, little progress on drainage of Attabad Lake

Muhammad Darjat On the second anniversary of the Attabad disaster that hit  the scenic valley, killing 19 people and  blocking Hunza River, creating a 23km lake, the affected people are still waiting for the government to drain out the dam water which has severed the valley’s link with the rest...

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[Letter] Two years after Attabad tragedy

ISLAMABAD: Today is the second anniversary of the landslide that took place on the Hunza River which formed a lake near Attabad. Now the lake is almost 25 kilometres long and as much as 100 metres deep. The landsliding and the flooding that was later caused affected the lives of thousands...

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[Editorial] Two years of Attabad “Steel-way”

The Spillway of dammed Hunza River near Attabad has been a subject of interesting political and social discourse during the two years of its existence. The lake and its spillway have been hot topics among local theatre artists, activists and poets, as well as the ordinary residents of Hunza Valley...

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