Tourists stranded following closure of Karakoram Highway, landslide in Chilas

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Tourists stranded pursuing  closure of Karakoram Highway, landslide successful  Chilas
  • Karakoram Highway closed owed to landslide, tourists and passengers stranded.
  • Karakoram Highway is closed astatine 7 places from Tata Pani to Lal Pari, says Chilas adjunct commissioner.
  • Rain continues crossed Gilgit-Baltistan intermittently, damaging houses and crops and blocking connection roads.

CHILAS: Countless tourists and locals person been stranded pursuing the closure of a information of the Karakoram Highway aft a landslide successful Chilas, Geo News reported Thursday morning.

The Karakoram Highway is closed astatine 7 places from Tata Pani to Lal Pari, including Gandlo, Raikot and different places, the Chilas adjunct commissioner said.

Heavy machinery has been installed connected some sides of the Karakoram, helium said, adding that determination are difficulties successful rehabilitation enactment owed to landslides.

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Meanwhile, rainfall has continued successful the metropolis intermittently for the past 3 days. Houses and crops person been damaged and connection roads person been severely affected by the rains.

Khaner Valley mislaid crushed transportation with the metropolis and it could not beryllium restored adjacent aft 48 hours

Rains, landslides successful Gilgit-Baltistan chopped disconnected crushed connectivity successful galore areas

Rains person been continuing successful Ghizer territory of Gilgit-Baltistan for the past 3 days owed to which respective crushed connections person been chopped disconnected owed to landslides astatine assorted places.

Tehsil Yaseen's crushed transportation has been chopped disconnected since a time owed to a landslide successful Damilgan country of ​​Ghizer, portion landslides besides took spot astatine Gopis Chartoi owed to which the Gilgit-Chitral Road was closed for each kinds of traffic.

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On the different hand, Ashkuman Valley's main roadworthy remained closed Thursday for the 4th time contiguous owed to stream erosion.

The crushed transportation of the precocious villages of Amat has besides been chopped disconnected for the past 5 days. In addition, determination are reports of closure of connection roads successful different areas owed to landslides.

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