Gilgit Baltistan

Three policemen martyred in Gilgit

GILGIT: Three police personnel were martyred as unidentified persons opened fire at Kargah check post Friday night.
According to sources two terrorists were killed in retaliatory fire.
The incident also left other personnel injured who were taken to District Headquarters Hospital Gilgit.
A number of terrorism incidents have been reported from Gilgit Baltistan region lately.
Earlier in August, at least 12 girls schools were attacked in Chilas, which is situated at a distance of 130 kilometres from Gilgit.
Unidentified persons attacked the schools and damaged the property.
It was also said the attackers torched some items in the schools and set off bombs in two of them.
Following the attack, search operations were carried out in the region during which at least 16 suspects were arrested, according to the GB government.
The arrests were confirmed by a local government spokesperson, Faizullah Faraq.
GB IGP Sanaullah Abbasi had lauded the cooperation of locals in the targetted operations.