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Sectarianism in Gilgit-Baltistan: Are we headed for the doomsday scenario?


By Asim Saeed Gilgit-Baltistan is situated in the Northern part of Pakistan. It covers an area of 72,971 square kilometers with an estimated population of 1.3 million that takes in four denominations of Islam: Shiites (39 percent), Sunnis (27 percent), Ismailis (18 percent) and Noorbakshis (16 percent) and at least 24 ethnic and linguistic groups. The region is located at ...

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