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Call to declare Gojal calamity-hit area

by Zulfiqar Ali Khan HUNZA, Feb 13: The landslide affected people from Gojal and Hunza staged a demonstration in Aliabad calling upon the government to declare Gojal as calamity-hit area. They said the authorities had not yet realised the miseries of more than 25,000 people of Gojal valley due to...

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Asking for divine intervention

The sacrificial animal A sacrificial animal was slaughtered near the Shishkat – Gulmit bridge this morning by members of the Shogun Putuk tribe of Gulmit to invoke divine intervention for resolving the issues being faced by the landslide triggered lake buildup. It is traditional for the region’s people to sacrifice...

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Ten motor boats reached Hunza to replace choppers

PT Report Aliabad, February 13: The much awaited motor boats sent by NDMA reached Hunza today to facilitate movement of commuters and other supplies to and from the isolated Gojal Valley. The boats are four feet wide and ten feet long, reportedly, and would start workig from Monday. A large...

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