GB Police makes new revelations in the Chilas schools burning case

GB Police makes new revelations in the Chilas schools burning case
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CHILAS: Gilgit-Baltistan Police has made new revelations in the case related to the schools burning in the Chilas.

GB Police claimed on Sunday that Chilas girls' schools attackers were trained in Afghanistan.

The claim came after 31 suspects were arrested for involvement in attacking schools in the area.

Raids are under way in different areas to arrest the suspected attackers.

One policeman was killed and another injured during a gun battle with armed suspects in Chilas on Saturday, IG G-B Sanaullah Abbasi said.

Police official Arif Hussain was killed in the clash which occurred during a search operation to arrest those involved in attacking schools in the area, the IG-GB said.

“A suspect, Shafiq, was also killed in the clash and another was arrested from Tangir area,” Abbasi said.

“We will eliminate terrorism from the area,” the IG G-B vowed.

Further, DIG Diamer Division Gohar Nafees said, "A suicide jacket, hand grenade and arms and ammunition were found at suspect Shafiq's house."

"Search operations in the area will continue till the elimination of terrorism," the DIG asserted.

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