Killing of foreign tourists: 37 suspects arrested, strike and demo in ChilasJune 24, 2013
Gilgit: The security forces have rounded up over 37 suspected persons during the search operation launched in different villages after killing of eleven persons including 10 foreign tourists at a base camp of Nanga Parbat in Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan on Sunday.
The suspected persons taken into custody have been shifted to unidentified place for interrogation.
The police, army and scouts are taking place in search operation, DIG Gilgit-Baltistan told the media.
Meanwhile, hundreds of people staged demonstration and sit-in at Siddique Akbar roundabout of Chilas, the district headquarter town of Diamer on Monday to condemn the killings. They demanded arrest of killers.
All the shops and other businesses remained closed.