Monday, 26 August 2019, 02:15:36 pm
Five martyred when retaining wall collapsed during Jashan-e-Azadi function in Gilgit
August 14, 2019

Five persons were martyred and eighteen others injured when a retaining wall collapsed on people during Jashan-e-Azadi function at Jutial in Gilgit late last night.

The injured were shifted to CMH Gilgit for treatment.

Commander Force Command Northern Areas Maj General Ahsan Mehmood Khan, Deputy Speaker Gilgit Baltistan Assembly Jafarullah Khan along with other officials visited CMH and inquired about the health of injured besides supervising the relief and rescue operation.

The civil and military leadership expressed heartfelt condolence to families of the martyrs and prayed for early recovery of the injured.