by Qasim Shah
Karachi, February 1: The Karachi based residents of Shishkat and Gulmit discussed future of the region during a meeting. These two villages are under immediate threat due to a lake formed on River Hunza as a result of the landslide that destroyed Attabad.
Participants of the meeting criticized the government for late action and demanded that pace of the work on releasing water from the lake shall be increased to ensure minimum losses to their villages. They also criticized the elected leaders for ‘making false promises’ and not acting swiftly to ensure safety of lives and property.
It agreed during the meeting that people belonging to other villages of Gojal will be contacted and taken on board for further action.