[Killing beauty] A lake formed in Gojal Valley

This lake was formed as a result of the damming of Hunza River. It has displaced around 27,000 people in upstream and downstream valleys. Image: Afzal Khan

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  1. beautiful picture,really killing beauty”””keep it up pamir times////

  2. Thank you again to the photographers and reporters from Pamir Times for keeping us all so well informed about this disaster.
    After enjoying every minuet of my 2 months of trekking around North Pakistan and planning another visit soon its been so important to be kept up to date on developments in Hunza.
    Tourism is an important source of income for so many and everything possible should be done to assure visitors that this wonderful area is still a fantastic place to visit.
    Thank you all, I look forward to returning soon.
    Geoff Nash. New Zealand

  3. After losing our home and land ,we are blessed by the benevolent. its more glistening and dashing . Be the mercy of Allah on our land ,we ll rebuild and prosper more and more…

  4. Loopyor has captured a panoramic scene and shared it with the whole world.

    As our area is prone to such disasters, and one can expect still worse as we are surrounded by gigantic mountains and glaciers. We should except the geographic realities of our region and take benefit of every moment.

    We, the Gojalis have been seemingly left to suffer as the government is bent to the international pressure from very powerful lobbies who want to keep China disconnected through this route to the world and Pakistan, this could have been everted had Pakistan sought China’s help right at the start of the event. While the perpetrators including Qamar Zaman Kaira and Gen Farooq should be prosecuted for their criminal act and playing in the hands of those powers and harming the interests of Pakistan.

  5. A very apt description indeed.Unless one knows the story behind the formation of the lake,it is impossible to visualise the havoc on the people of Gojal.I sincerely hope that with the help of all concerned, the people of Gojal will overcome this calamity with minimum loss of life and property.

  6. its indeed a good pictorial discription of the man made disasterious lake

  7. میں جنت کا منکر تو نہیں، اس لئے ائے مُلا میرے ایمان پہ شک نہ کرنا۔ مگر خدا کی اس قدرت کو دیکھ کر میرے دِل میں تمہارے کہے ہوے جنت کے بارے میں شک ہونے لگا ہے۔ مجھے یوں محسوس ہو رہا ہے کہ اگر جنت کہیں ہے تو یہیں ہے۔

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