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28 February 2020

Terrorism: Military Colonel, Captain and SSP Killed in Chilas

Diamer, Chilas –   Unknown outlaws ambushed a convoy of security officials in Chilas and killed Colonel Mustafa Jan, Captain Ashfaq and SSP Diamer Hilal Khan.  According to details the slain officers were due to attend a meeting at the residence of DCO Chilas, Ajmal Bhati, when unknown outlaws ambushed them. Personal guards of the officers sustained injuries but their condition is out of order.

The latest incident has spread fear among the people amid burgeoning terrorist activities.  Unknown terrorists had killed 10 international visitors including a local person on June 23, this year.

According to law enforcement agencies, the area has been cordoned off and investigation has been initiated. Security has been beefed up and surveillance on exit points has been elevated.

As always, the Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan, Syed Mehdi Shah has issued a directive to the law enforcement agencies to arrest the culprits immediately. No group has thus far claimed responsibility for the attack.

DT Report
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