April 2005 News

Security Stepped Up On Karakuram Highway

24 April 2005
The News International

Gilgit: Police stepped up security on Karakuram highway on Sunday after gunmen shot dead two passengers in Kohistan district Saturday, officials said. 'Police stepped up patrols on Karakuram highway in Kohistan area to prevent such incidents on this route,' official said. Five gunmen shot dead two passengers travelling on a bus Saturday near Bhasha area, Kohistan district. The bus was heading towards Rawalpindi from Gilgit. A police official said the motive of the murder could not be known as yet, but added, investigation was underway to arrest the culprits and unearth the real cause of the incident.


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