September 2005 News

2 FC Jawans Killed In Gilgit

2 September 2005
The Pakistan Tribune

Gilgit: Two dead bodies of Frontier Constabulary (FC) Jawans deployed on security of Chinese Engineers have been found in Gilgit on Friday . IG Northern Areas Sarmad Saeed has confirmed that Mohammad Idrees and Akhtar Zeman of Platoon no 300 were killed by some unidentified persons near Konal Tar and Nomal villages opf Gilgit. Both FC Jawans were deployed to provide security to Chinese Engineers working on Rs. 1.5 billion eighteen Mega Watt hydel power project in the area. It is said that both the men in order to relieve the tension of daily routine were visiting the area and while they were returning back to their duty they were shot dead. Mohammad Idrees and Akhtar Zeman were residents of Shakardara Kohat. The dead bodies have been shifted to Gilgit Hospital.


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