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Thursday Mar 25 2021
By
Web Desk

At least 5 killed, 7 injured as men open fire at passenger vehicle in Gilgit

By
Web Desk
A file photo of a few police officers holding guns. 
  • Passenger vehicle was on its way from Gilgit to Niltar Bala.
  • All the five deceased belonged to Niltar Bala.
  • The injured have been shifted to the Gilgit Hospital.


GILGIT: At least five people were killed and seven were left injured Thursday after gunmen opened fire on a passenger vehicle.

Police said the passenger vehicle was on its way from Gilgit to Niltar Bala when it was fired upon at the RC bridge by unidentified suspects.

Five people were killed while seven were injured. The injured were shifted to the Gilgit Hospital for treatment, said police.

The five deceased all hailed from Niltar Bala, where the passenger vehicle was travelling to, said police.

Police officials have arrived at the scene and have started gathering evidence for an investigation into the crime.