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Comprehensive report: GLOF risk, damages increase in Gojal Valley

Since the last 6 years, Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs) have been posing a serious threat to a number of villages in Gojal Valley besides damaging the Karakoram Highway (KKH) N35 and the bridges constructed on the highway near villages Hussaini and Ghulkin. The frequency of GLOFs at the site has increased over the last 2 years. Gilgit-Baltistan is surrounded ...

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Asad Zaidi’s murder case: GB Chief Court acquits seven people

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News Desk A court in Gilgit-Baltistan cleared the names of seven people allegedly involved in the murder of Asad Zaidi, former deputy speaker of Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly, then Northern Areas Legislative Assembly, in April 2009. His associate, a resident of Diamer Valley, was also murdered in the incident. According to reports, GB Chief Court Justices Wazir Shakil and Muhammad Alam ...

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