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Manzar Shigri

Manzar Shigri is an out-station contributor for SAMAA TV based out of Gilgit

In pictures: Autumn in Gilgit Baltistan

The area is called ‘heaven on Earth’ during this season

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November 9, 2019


Funerals held for 24 victims of Gilgit bus accident

Two funerals were held on Sunday

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September 23, 2019


10 soldiers among 26 killed in Naran bus crash

12 people are in critical condition

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September 22, 2019


Jeep plunges as new bridge collapses

It was built two months ago

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August 15, 2019


Shaati, a traditional crown worn by the people of Gilgit-Baltistan

The woolen hat is seen as a symbol of pride

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June 27, 2019


Hunza becomes Pakistan’s first plastic-free district: climate change adviser

Success of project to be replicated in other provinces

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April 22, 2019


SHO first to be fined by traffic police in Gilgit

He was fined Rs200 for wrong parking

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April 6, 2019


Another American hunts a markhor in Gilgit Baltistan

The hunter paid Rs12.5 million as permit fee

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March 15, 2019


Meet Gulab Khatoon, a polio vaccinator braving the harsh snow of Gilgit-Baltistan to immunise children

Nothing can stop her from her mission to eradicate polio

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February 26, 2019


US man hunts a markhor in Gilgit-Baltistan for $110,000

Bryan Kinsel Harlan hunted the Astore markhor in Sassi-Haramosh

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February 5, 2019


Animals won’t survive unless you put a value on them, says American who hunted markhor for $92,000

I had the opportunity to hunt the markhor because of the conservation efforts in Pakistan

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January 20, 2019


Government and the public join hands to protect snow leopards in Gilgit-Baltistan

Work for the protection and breeding of snow leopards has started

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January 19, 2019


Don’t go chasing waterfalls, especially since they’re all frozen anyway

The temperature has dropped to -5 degrees in Gilgit-Baltistan

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December 22, 2018


With its snow-capped peaks and lush plains, the Haramosh Valley is Gilgit’s best kept secret

Only a local driver can drive navigate the rugged landscape to reach its Kutwal Lake

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November 13, 2018


One dead, 4 injured in a landslide in Hunza

A tourist van travelling to the Khunjerab Pass was hit by debris

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September 15, 2018


Three policemen killed in militant attack on a check post in Gilgit

Three police personnel were killed while two others were injured in an attack by militants on a police check post in Kargah Valley, Gilgit. According to initial information, one militant was also killed in retaliatory fire. The incident took place early on Saturday. Police said that the militant was involved in the recent attacks on…

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August 11, 2018


Students march against Diamer school attacks

The schoolchildren in Gilgit-Baltistan staged a protest march against recent attacks on girls’ schools in Diamer. The children marched from Konodas town to Gilgit press club, condemning the attacks on education institutions in the region. On August 2, twelve girls’ schools were vandalized and set on fire by unidentified persons in different areas of Diamer….

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August 7, 2018


Sessions judge unharmed after car comes under attack by militants in Tangir

A sessions judge’s car came under fire in Diamer’s Tangir on Sunday. The passengers in the vehicle remained safe. After 12 schools were destroyed in Diamer, the police launched an operation on Sunday in which one militant was killed. The 12 girls’ schools were set on fire in various areas in Gilgit-Baltistan on Thursday night…

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August 5, 2018


Police arrest a suspect involved in attacks on Diamer schools

The police have arrested a key suspect allegedly involved in the attacks on schools in Diamer, the spokesman for Gilgit Baltistan government said on Saturday. The police raided a house in Tangir area and arrested a suspect after an exchange of fire with the militants. A police constable, identified as Arif Hussain, was killed and…

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August 4, 2018


12 girls schools have been destroyed in Diamer

As many as 12 girls schools were vandalised and set on fire by unidentified persons in different areas of Diamer on Thursday night. In Chillas, the Girls School Ronai and Girls School Takia were damaged in blasts, while two girls schools in the Hudur and Thor area of Chillas district were also set on fire….

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August 3, 2018