Gilgit, April 5: The Gilgit-Baltistan government has decided to launch an army operation in Gilgit and Chilas to root out terrorists and crack down on miscreants who have held the city hostage for months. The operation is likely to be continued while the curfew remains imposed. Heavy contingents of Pakistan Army have been deployed in the region for this purpose.
According to sorces provincial cabinet in its meeting has approved the proposal of army operation in violence hit areas of the region.It has reportedly been decided that no stone would be left unturned for the restoration of government’s writ. Officials of security agencies laso attented the meeting and briefed the cabinet about the law and order situation of the region.
The security authorities, reportedly, demanded free hand for the operation.
During the meeting cabinet members were of the view that government should take full benefit of army deployment and terrorism should be eliminated from roots.