by Ghulam Nasir and Zeeshan Ali
Gilgit, January 17: A group of people belonging to different villages of Gojal valley met at a local hotel in Gilgit city to discuss the situation being faced due to blockade of the Hunza River as a result of the Attabad landslide disaster.
The speakers expressed concerns over the delay being witnesses in releasing water from the disaster lake. Ali Qurban said that the delay would threaten life and property in Gojal valley by submerging villages. He also said that delay would bring more devastation as the volume of water getting stored in the lake is increasing every hour.
It was decided that protests and press conferences would be held in Gilgit city to demand immediate action in this regard. Different committees were formed to mobilize people and resources for this purpose.