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Four arrested in link with check post attack


Security forces have arrested four men suspected of sheltering militants who attacked a Rangers check post on the Karakorum Highway near the site of Diamer-Bhasha Dam, Express Tribune reported. Suspected militants opened fire on the post during the early hours of Sunday, leaving five Rangers personnel injured. Security forces launched a manhunt in the mountainous areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Kohistan district ...

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Diamir: Rangers and police jointly launch search operation

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Rangers conducted a joint search operation in various parts of Diamir district of Gilgit Baltistan after five Rangers officials were injured on Sunday when suspected militants attacked a security check post near Diamir-Bhasha Dam area. According to the report, a number of Rangers personnel including police officials are taking part in the joint operation. The rangers have cordoned off exit and entrance ...

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Terrorism threat: Suspects held for tailing passenger bus on KKH

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One again security has been high alert on the Gilgit- Rawalpindi route due to terrorism threats. Security guards will travel in the buses and coaches from Gilgit to Rawalpindi. The officials of the ministry of interior has banned on travelling without security guards in the public buses and coaches. The Gilgit-Baltistan government has already banned travel on the Karakoram Highway ...

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Gilgit-Baltistan receives caution of confrontational attack


By Irfan Munna: The interior ministry has warned the G-B government that a number of radicals have planned attack and violence on passengers and government officials on Karakoram Highway (KKH) and in Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) before Eidul Azha. According a report of Express Tribune the danger has come days before Eid when people from diverse parts of the country and the ...

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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 ...

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People in Dasu block KKH in demonstration against electricity shortage

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Web Desk The people of Dasu Tehsil, the headquarters of Kohistan District in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, blocked the Karakoram Highway for several hours on Saturday to protest what they called the government’s negligence to resolve the problem of power shortage in the region. Blockage of the KKH left commuters stranded on both sides; a majority of them passengers travelling from Gilgit-Baltistan to ...

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Chilas: Demonstrators block KKH to protest against boundary issue with Kohistan


The residents of Diamer district have blocked the Karakoram Highway, protesting over the boundary issue with Kohistan district. Traffic remained suspended on the KKH for a second successive day due to the demonstration. According to sources, controversy over a piece of land in the area of Basari check post, the point where Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa and Gilgit Baltistan meet, triggered the ...

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