Pakistan Multiple disasters at play in Hunza Valley 13 years ago Pamir Times Around 200 houses have been destroyed in Gojal Valley due to damming of the Hunza River as a result of January 4 landslide disaster that claimed lives of 19 people of Attabad Payeen. The landslide also displaced around 1600 people from Attabad, Sarat and Salmanabad. Over one hundred shops, six hotels, a bank office, thousands of kanals of land with standing crops have also been destroyed in Gojal Valley. The lake has completely submerged Ayeenabad village (32 households) while also causing damages to Shishkat (110 houses), Gulmit (54 houses), Ghulkin Payeen (8 seasonal houses) and Hussaini (2 houses). The photograph is of three displaced children innocently playing with furnitures removed from their houses to be shifted to a safer location in Gulmit. Image: Abdul Hameed Pamir Times administrator Pamir Times is the pioneering community news and views portal of Gilgit – Baltistan, Kohistan, Chitral and the surrounding mountain areas. It is a voluntary, not-for-profit, non-partisan and independent venture initiated by the youth. See author's posts Share this:FacebookWhatsAppTwitterLinkedInLike this:Like Loading... Tags: Attabad, ayeenabad, gojal lake, Gulmit, hunza lake, Hunza landslide, Hussaini, Passu, salmanabad, Sarat, Shishkat Continue Reading Previous NASA releases latest satellite images of Gojal lakeNext David Petley’s analysis of potential failure scenarios for landslide lake in Hunza More Stories Featured Pakistan Pakistan assures China of CPEC projects’ speedy execution 3 years ago Pamir Times Featured Pakistan BNF-Hamid group chief surrendered in February 2019 4 years ago Pamir Times Featured Pakistan Gilgit-Baltistan Taxation: GB Council formed working group to prepare recommendations 5 years ago Pamir Times Featured Pakistan Commander 10 corps visits forward posts at Baltistan 5 years ago Pamir Times Featured Pakistan Pakistan Motor Rally starts tomorrow from Khunjerab 5 years ago Pamir Times Featured Pakistan PAF chief warns against any aggression; all forward airbases made operational 6 years ago Pamir Times 1 thought on “Multiple disasters at play in Hunza Valley” So cute, children always find their own ways to play. Nice picture Hameed. Thanks for sharing. Comments are closed.