Gilgit-Baltistan: 19 GB Residents Killed in Naran

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MANSEHRA (News): At least twenty two people were killed when three passenger buses were targeted in Naran on Thursday.

According to DIG Gilgit, the passenger buses were travelling from Rawalpindi to Astor when they were attacked. The gunmen checked the identification cards of the passengers, made them get off the buses and then opened fire.

DIG Gilgit claimed that the incident took place in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa not in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Eyewitnesses told the police that at 7:00AM, approximately 10-15 armed men offloaded the passengers of the busses and killed them. The bodies of the deceased have been shifted to Manshera.

Police have launched an investigation in the incident and according to sources the Babusar road has been closed for an undefined time.

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