31 December 2010
The Attabad landslide continues to cause real hardship in Gojal
Posted by Dave Petley
On 4th January it will be a year since the Attabad landslide blocked the Hunza Valley, generating Gojal Lake and generating real hardship amongst the local population. Of course we are now in mid-winter and the lake has frozen, adding further to the hardship of the local people. The Pamir Times has been providing coverage of the ongoing tribulations of the local people:
People walking across the surface of the frozen lake.
Needless to say there are very real perils associated with walking on the ice.