Police baton charges Gojali protesters in Gilgit, 3 students arrested, many injured

PT Report

Photographs by Amin Saif and Sada-e-Gilgit

Gilgit, February 26: Peaceful demonstrators belonging to Gojal valley were baton charged by the police in Gilgit city a few hours ago. There are reports about arrest of three students. Some leaders of the demonstration were injured. Those arrested have been shifted to the city police station, Gilgit.

The protesters were demanding quicker action for release of water from the lake formed on Hunza river due to a landslide disaster forty five days ago. They also chanted slogans against the home secretary, who is also the director general of GBDMA.

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  1. Shame to democratic Government and their martial law approach, Musharaf is more better then these idiot politician and their immature approaches. Shame to Wazir Baig and others they given gift of baton charge to their supporter.

  2. Very Sad, This shows the intention of Gilgit Baltistan administration and political leadership. This is the time to think about our stretegy of demos and demands from our sleeping so called leaders and Public servents(Govt. Authorities).
    Good Bless our Beautyfull Home Land.

  3. Shame on this Govt khali batu k alawa kch nahe kar skta!! Gojal walo daiko tm nay in ko jeetaya aur aj ye hmaray liye kch nahe kar rahay..ham dhoob rahay hai aur jb hm apna haqq mangtay hai to police ko baijtay hai lathe charge k liye!!!!Gojal k awam in ko jeeta k bda ghalati ki ap nay..

    God bless U oll..

    Noor alli saeed

  4. Shame on the Government of the Gilgit Baltistant for Pressing innocent people of the Gojal…Students all over pakistan from Gilgit Baltistant would never accept this brutal act of teh Government. Shame on GB Police Shame on all of us that we have silent in this matters.

  5. i praise the people of chillas who know how to snatch their rights, silence and being peacefull brings us to this situtation where our voices are unheared in the corridors of power. it seems the government is welcoming another disastor which is so obvious keeping in view the latest situation in Gojal.

  6. All thi z happning coz Govt loves our Lands not us.!!! people in G-b dnt mean anythng fr sum currept beaucrates livng lyk kings in Gilgit, nw it is we, who has to come on da roads n unveil da dirty face of da local govt.!!

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