He said he had informed the local administration regarding the loss and demanded a helicopter to drop food items for the stranded people.
He said majority of the villag ers depended on livestock for their livelihood; therefore, the government should compensate them for the losses.
He said due to shortage of fodder and heavy snowfall, the remaining yaks and other cattle were also facing death.
Meanwhile, acting assistant commissioner Hunza Amir Khan left for Shimshal on Tuesday evening to deliver food items to the local community under the directive of the deputy commissioner Gilgit.
Talking to this correspondent, he said the chief secretary and the force commander Northern Areas would visit Shimshal in a helicopter on Wednesday to discuss the issue with the local people. Also at Dawn