Kharmang, September 25: An ancient settlement named Faltu Kandrik, located in the Kharmang sub-division of Skardu, is under imminent threat due to mass movement, which is causing development and expansion of cracks in the land of the village.
The people of the village are living under fear and uncertainty.
Pamir Times talked to Rehmat Ali, a graduate of Earth Sciences, to get his expert opinion on the natural phenomena. His views are added under each photograph in this report.
The cracks in the land of the village pose serious threat for the houses built on the sedimentary deposits on which the settlmetn has been built.
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