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Karakorum Highway re-opened for traffic


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

15th Jan, 2020. 12:57 am
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Karakoram high way

The Karakorum Highway between Gilgit and Rawalpindi has been reopened for all type of traffic.

According to the sources, Frontier Works Organization has cleared road at four points removing debris in Patton, Matta Band and Tatta Pani.

Meanwhile, Gilgit- Ghizer road has also been reopened for light traffic.

Imran Khan directs to provide humanitarian assistance on an emergency

Earlier today, At least 70 people died in three days due to severe cold, rain related incidents,landsliding nd avalanche over fifteen villages of Neelum valley, AJK.

Media reports cited The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)’s official statement.

It said an increase in the death toll is anticipated by the authority.

According to NDMA, rains in Baluchistan have claimed 15 lives and have injured 11 others. At least 55 deaths and 12 injured have been reported in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

In Neelam valley, 19 people have died in an avalanche while 10 others are still missing. According to NDMA, four injured have been rescued while work is currently under way to rescue the remaining people.

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