Killing of foreign tourists: 37 suspects arrested, strike and demo in Chilas

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.

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