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Cleanliness issues mar the dammed Hunza River

Cleanliness issues mar the dammed Hunza River

Our Correspondent Gulmit, August 14: Piles of rubbish, including bottles, wrappers, plastic bags and packaging material float on surface of the dammed Hunza River. Due to lack of civic sense, as well as littering by commuters, the dammed river is now faced with the problem of pollution. The local people...

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Gojal: One excavator falls in a river, another collides with Dumper Truck

Gojal: One excavator falls in a river, another collides with Dumper Truck

W. G. Nasir Gulmit, July 21:  An excavator machine has fallen in the Hunza River near Ghulkin village of Gojal Valley. The driver is safe and he told Pamir Times that the vehicle lost control due to brake-failure. In a separate incident an excavator has reportedly collided with a Dumper...

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Water level rising in the dammed Hunza River

Water level rising in the dammed Hunza River

Our Correspondent Gulmit, June 23: With rise in temperature and the resultant melting of ice, the water level in dammed Hunza River has started rising again. Recently resurfaced areas in Gulmit went under the water again. The water level is likely to increase more as the temperature keeps raising till...

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Fresh landslide kills laborer at spillway of dammed Hunza River, 2 injured

Fresh landslide kills laborer at spillway of dammed Hunza River, 2 injured

Our Correspondent Hunza, June 18: A fresh landslide near spillway of the dammed Hunza River has killed a laborer, identified as Mujeebullah, hailing from Swat Valley of KPK. Two people, Razi and Maqbool (FWO), were injured in the incident. According to officials of the district administration the laborers were working...

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Pictorial – Attabad spillway blasted open

Pictorial – Attabad spillway blasted open

Spillway of the dammed Hunza River was blasted open today at around 11 O’clock. The water outflow is normal, according to eye witnesses.

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