Gilgit-Baltistan:Counter Terrorism Unit Established in GB

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GILGIT (SAAMA): The Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) government March 6 announced that it had formed a counter-terrorism unit to thwart any possible terrorism, the GB Home Department said.

The government formed the 90-member unit to face an increase in threats, the Home Department said, adding it had received tips of a possible terrorist attack in Gilgit or Skardu. Terrorists might target an important installation with a bomb-laden vehicle, it said.

The Home Department decided to put security forces on alert and to check suspicious persons, SAMAA reported.

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