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Two American mountaineers go missing on Baltistan’s Latok II peak

Two American mountaineers go missing on Baltistan’s Latok II peak

Two American climbers/mountaineers have gone missing while trying to summit Latok II (7,151m high). Local tour operators have not been able to contact them for almost eight to ten days, according to BATO General Secretary Ayaz Shigri. Watch Abid Shigri’s report

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Archery Festival ‘Jashn-e-Dafang’ celebrated in Shigar

Archery Festival ‘Jashn-e-Dafang’ celebrated in Shigar

Jashn-e-Dafang is an ancient archery festival held in Shigar Valley. Watch Abid Shigri’s report

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Story of a man from Ganish (Hunza) imprisoned in China on charges of drug trafficking

Story of a man from Ganish (Hunza) imprisoned in China on charges of drug trafficking

Israr Hussain from Ganish (Hunza), father of three children, is imprisoned in China for the last 10 months. He was arrested on 19th November 2015 by the Chinese authorities on charges of involvement in drug trafficking. Israr’s mother, wife and three children, along with other members of the family, are...

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Terror bid foiled: Police recover huge cache of weapons, arrest two from Jaglote area of Gilgit

Terror bid foiled: Police recover huge cache of weapons, arrest two from Jaglote area of Gilgit

Police have unearthed and confiscated a huge cache of weapons and arrested two people on charges of attempting to start sectarian conflict in the Gilgit-Baltistan region. The raid was conducted in the Jaglote area of Gilgit. One suspect was able to flee the crime scene. One of the detained alleged terrorists...

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