Armed men storm police post in Chashi (Gupis), snatch weapons and flee

Gilgit: A group of unidentified armed men have stormed a police post in a remote mountainous area of the Ghizar district and snatched arms and ammunition from the policemen.

According to details, a police post established in the Chashi Nullah (pasture) area of Gupis Tehsil, District Ghizar, was attacked by a group of unidentified armed men. The attackers overpowered the seven policemen present at the post and tied them with ropes, before fleeing with weapons and ammunition.

A police official based in Gilgit said that the Superintendent of Police for Ghizar has gone to the area to search for the miscreants.

It is pertinent to note that a similar incident had happened a couple of years back in the Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan.

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