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Forest Minister GB hunts two Himalayan ibexes


Forest Minister of Gilgit Baltistan Mr. Wakeel Khan hunted two Himalayan ibexes on 10th January 2016. He hunted the ibexes at Khyber village of Gojal Valley. According to Range Forest Officer Mr. Shabbir, Mr. Wakeel hunted trophy size ibex with having legal license. Minister of local government Mr. Farman was also with the forest minister at the spot. Trophy huting is ...

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Load, lock, shoot: Hunting season begins with first ibex kill at KVO


By Shabbir Mir Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) is home to a number of endangered wild animals which makes hunters flock to the area for trophy hunting, a male-dominated sport. On Monday, the blood sport kicked off in G-B’s Gojal Valley, resulting in the hunt of the first ibex this season. Talking to The Express Tribune on Tuesday, an official of the wildlife department said, ...

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Without license: Three men arrested for illegally hunting in hoper area of Nagar


As the trophy hunting season continues in Gilgit-Baltistan, Conservation and wildlife Hunza Nagar committee arrested three men for illegally shooting an ibex. Wildlife department officials in the region confirmed the hunting. Muhammad shabbie, Hussain Ali and Bakhtawar hailing from hoper Nagar were involved in hunted an ibex of at least one year on Monday hoper Valley of Nagar district, Mr. ...

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Sixth successful trophy hunting of Himalayan ibex at KVO in 2015


A Dutch national Joannes Jacobus Joseph hunted a Himalayan ibex on 07th February 2015. It is the 6th successful hunt of the Himalayan ibex in the year 2015 at the Khunjerav village organization (KVO) conservation area. Mr. Joannes hunted 42 inches trophy size Himalayan ibex. Khunjerav Villagers Organization (KVO) is an umbrella organization of 7 village and women organizations of upper ...

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Trophy hunting in Gilgit: Foreigners hunts markhors in Jutial Nullah


News Desk A hunter from Denmark hunted down a markhor, having 44-inch long horn, in Jutial Nullal, Gilgit, on Monday, which was followed by another hunt by a Mexican hunter on Tuesday, as part of trophy hunting program that was initiated in 1992. The hunters paid $55,000 each for the hunt. The wildlife division of Gilgit revealed the news to ...

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