CHILAS: At least one terrorist was killed on Sunday during an operation against militants who torched girls’ schools in Chilas.
According to security personnel, terrorists opened fire on the officers retaliating to which, one suspect was killed.
On Thursday night, unidentified assailants burned down at least 12 girls’ schools in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Chilas and Diamer district and fled, causing panic among residents.
The police launched a raid and arrested 16 suspects, registering six cases against unknown men in the incident.
Afterwards, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar took suo motu notice of the mishap and summoned report from GB government and interior secretary.
On the other hand, interim Prime Minister Justice (retired) Nasirul Mulk also strongly condemned the incident and directed to bring the perpetrators to justice. The premier also sought report of the incident from authorities concerned. INP