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Gilgit-Kohistan boundary dispute might turns into more violence

By Irfan Munna:

The opponent peoples and tribes from Kohistan and Gilgit-Baltistan carry on holding fast to their own claims of compensation over an eight-kilometer-narrow piece of land which both grouping say they own. Hard work made by a jirga seems to have gone down the bleed dry as representatives of the two tribes are not enthusiastic to step back from the prickly land clash.


PC: Express Tribune

The disagreement is mostly over a strip of land stretching amid 8 to 10-kilometres on equally sides of the Basari check post, which divides Kohistan from Gilgit-Baltistan. This is between the regions separated for gaining for the Diamer-Bhasha dam scheme.


PC: GB-Times

Both of the tribes now assert the financial reimbursement the government is entitled to pay. The G-B administration set up a check post on KKH close to Basri in 2006 which sparked worry among the two sides and belongings have not cooled down seeing as.

Almost seven people had missing their lives and almost a dozen were hurt in firefights. The fighting had started subsequent to villagers from Thor said Kohistanis by force took 400 goats that were grazing on the borderline land.

The jirga get together once more on Friday, September 12 where it unsuccessful to induce the tribes to have the same opinion upon a resolution or pay blood money to the families of the dead and injured.

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