July 2005 News

Man Shot Dead In Gilgit

28 July 2005
The News International

Gilgit: Security forces cordoned off the area and mounted raids following murder of a man late on Wednesday on the suburbs of Gilgit. Akbar Hussain, a resident of Astore, was killed by unidentified persons at about 9:00 pm in Konodas areas in a suspected sectarian attack that claimed several innocent lives so far since the outbreak of violence in January, a police official said requesting anonymity. The police sources said at least a dozen people were arrested from the area, and that some of them were apprehended on the charges of possessing illegal arms.


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