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Norway, Philippines envoys killed in helicopter crash, army claims no terror attack


GILGIT: According to a report of Dawn news, Ambassador of Philippines Domingo D Lucenario Jr, Ambassador of Norway Leif Larsen and the wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors were killed in a helicopter crash in Naltar Valley in Gilgit-Baltistan on Friday. Two pilots were also killed when the Pakistan Army helicopter crash-landed on a school in Naltar Valley, Director-General ...

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National skiing championship starts at Naltar Valley


The national skiing championship started at Naltar Valley of Gilgit Baltistan. Secretary Tourism Syed Hadi was the chief guest at the inaugural ceremony. Secretary excise and taxation Akhtar Hussain Rizvi was also present at the opening ceremony. The skiing championship will continue five days and 10 teams have participated in it all over from the country. 44 athletes will participate ...

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Naltar Valley: Clash between PAF personnel, locals injures 3 people

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By our reporter Three people have been wounded in a clash that erupted between Pakistan Air Force (PAF) personnel and local people in Naltar Valley on Friday. The clash started after local people entered argument with the PAF employees who were working on the construction of chair lift in the scenic valley situated 43 kilometers from Gilgit city. Reports suggest ...

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Amina and Ifrah Wali – The Skiing Sisters from Gilgit-Baltistan

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By Bibi Marjan Amina and Ifrah Wali (born to Pakistan Army Office Amjad Wali in Ghizer Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan) are Pakistani alpine skiers, who started their career in skiing at very young ages at the Army High Altitude School, Rattu, Astore, while their father was posted there. At that time, Amina and Ifrah were aged four and three years respectively. From ...

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