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In Gojal, two goats were used to lure snow leopard on prowl

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By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: As a snow leopard went on a rampage in Gojal valley killing dozens of livestock and terrorising the residents, the locals gathered to lay down an elaborate trap to snare the wildcat. The cat was finally caught four days ago after hectic efforts before being safely released into the Khunjerab National Park on Friday. The trap Residents ...

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G-B lawmaker Muhammad Ali Sheikh passes away


GILGIT: Muhammad Ali Sheikh, a lawmaker in the Gilgit-Baltistan legislative assembly, passed away Sunday morning. Family members said Sheikh was taken to a hospital after he suffered a heart attack, where he breathed his last. The 50-year-old belonged to Nagar district of G-B, and was a senior member of Islami Tehreek Pakistan. His funeral prayers, offered in the main Imamia mosque, ...

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