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Gilgit: Married woman shot dead, youth commits “suicide”

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Gilgit: At least four people died due to various reasons in different parts of Gilgit-Baltistan today.

In Gilgit district, a married 45 years old woman was shot dead for unknown reasons in the Jutial area. According to police, the cause for the assault remains unknown. The alleged culprit, identified by his first name, Liaqat, has fled from the area and police have yet to make any arrests in connection with the murder.

Meanwhile, a youth named Akbar Hussain, hailing from the Jafarabad area of Nagar Valley, has reportedly committed suicide by jumping from the Danyore RCC Bridge today. His body was taken out of the river by Danyore police. Reasons for the alleged act of suicide remained unclear.

GHIZAR:  A man passed away in Chatorkhand area of Ishkoman after falling off a cliff. He had gone to the neighboring mountain to bring back firewood. The local recovered his body from the mountain.

In another incident, an employee of the Health Department who had met an accident the other day succumbed to his injuries in the Ishkoman Valley area of District Ghizar. The death of two people in a single day threw the valley deep in grief. Both the deceased were put to rest in the presence of thousands of people.

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