PT Monitoring Desk Report
Words: Karim Ranjha (Translated by Pamir Times)
Gilgit, March 30: Overshadowed by the massive landslide that killed 19 people in Attabad – Hunza, miseries of the people of Ghochar Dayeen are not able to attract attention of the masses and government. Ghochar may very well be the second Attabad in making because here too the land is moving and cracks have developed that pose great threat to life and property.
On advice of an NGO, FOCUS, six families have left their houses and are living in fifteen tents provided by the said NGO. Total population of the village is 180. The village has been declared risky for life and rest of the population will soon need to be shifted to tents or alternate living space.
A female student of Ghochar, Zohra, told journalists that the displaced people are living in miserable conditions and the government shall pay attention to their sufferings.
Original source: http://isamaa.tv/2010-03-22-press-matter/