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Karakorum Highway between Chilas, Gilgit blocked due to heavy rains, landsliding

Karakorum Highway between Chilas, Gilgit blocked due to heavy rains, landsliding
July 30, 2021 Web Desk

CHILAS (92 News) - The Karakorum Highway between Chilas and Gilgit was again blocked for all types of traffic due to frequent heavy rains throughout the night on Friday.

According to the details, the city and its adjoining parts have conceded road damages and power outages due to landsliding and flash floods. The road was hit by landslides at Raikot to Lal Padi and Tatta Pani Areas.

The torrential rains and floods also blocked Babusar- Naran road at Lolosar. The flush flood also damaged KKH at Phasu, in upper Hunza this morning.

However, workers of FWO made alternate route to continue the flow of traffic in Lower and Upper Hunza.

Our Gilgit correspondent reports that efforts of FWO are underway to restore traffic.

Buses and private transport remain stuck with locals and tourists both stranded on roads hapless.