LAHORE - Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Chairperson Asma Jahangir has asked the government to take notice of the miserable condition of the residents of Attaabad, Gojal Hunza Valley badly hit by landslide on Jan 4. In a Press conference, Asma Jahangir and Hunza residents demanded of the government to take notice of the calamity hit area and provide relief to the suffering people. HRCP Punjab Vice-Chairman Dr Mehdi Hassan, Convenor Joint Action Committee for Peoples Rights Shahtaj Qazilbash, Nadeem Anthony, Sher Ali, Malika and Hussain Naqi Jahangir were also present on the occasion. As per information received till January 12, more than 13 dead bodies had been recovered out of total 19 casualties, 9 people injured and 550 persons had been affected while 1652 families displaced from four villages ie, Ghariat Bala, Payeen, Sarat Centre and Salmanabad. One camp has been established near village Altit where 559 IDPs are registered so far. The Hunza residents said that as a result of landslide and continuous movement of the rock mass, Upper Hunza (Gojal) area had been cut off from other parts of Hunza and Gilgit. It would take almost 1-2 months to clear the road. A reservoir had started to develop at the back of the barrier and water inflow is accumulating in the reservoir at a discharge rate of approximately 350 m3/sec (satellite image interpretation). According to the local council Hunza correspondent water had been rising at a rate of 0.6 feet/hour as noted on January 6. Attaabad is a remote village situated on the right bank of Hunza River (downstream direction) at a ground distance of almost 20km from the tehsil headquarter, Aliabad in NE direction. The village constitutes about 80 households, two middle schools (one AKES and one Govt middle school) one dispensary where only first aid treatment was available. Attabad landslide incident occurred on January 4, 2010 at 12:15 am, and due to that, the entire river valley had been blocked. Water has inundated to the low-lying area of Aienabad and Shishkut may submerge if the dam is not breached by discharging water with help of machinery in time.