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The highway to death

When a police constable recently stopped a Skardo-bound bus at the Shangla checkpoint and asked for identity cards, many passengers turned pale with fear. Some ducked behind the backrests while others pretended to be asleep or dropped their ID cards under their seats. After the constable had checked a few of the cards and got off the bus, the passengers breathed a collective sigh of relief.