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Attack on Gilgit check post: Three policemen martyred, one terrorist killed

GILGIT -UNS – At least three policemen were martyred while one terrorist was killed during an attack on check post in Gilgit’s Karah Nullah area on Saturday.

Police and rescue teams were dispatched to the crime scene soon after the attack. Two injured policeman were shifted to district headquarter hospital for medical treatment.

GB government spokesperson Faizullah Faraq paid tribute to the martyred personnel. He told that security has been put on high alert across the province.

There will be no compromise on the government’s writ, he added.

Previously on August 3rd, unidentified assailants set ablaze at least 12 girls’ schools in Gilgit-Baltistan’s district and fled, causing panic among residents.

A search operation was carried out by security forces later, during which one terrorist was killed while a policeman embraced martyrdom. Police has also arrested 32 suspects during the crackdown and registered cases against them

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