Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Pakistan Army continues rescue, relief operations in flood-hit areas of country

Pakistan Army continues rescue, relief operations in flood-hit areas of country

RAWALPINDI (92 News) - Pakistan Army troops are busy in rescue and relief operations in flood hit areas of the country.

As per details, Karakoram Highway ( KKH) has been opened for light traffic after restoring of road at Zaid Khar, which was the last portion not cleared till now. It will take some time for heavy traffic. However, transportation on light traffic including babusar route is being used for fuel and essential commodities in GB as of now.

Light Traffic Vehicles are allowed to move on KKH after opening of washed away road. FWO is assessing on restoration of two way traffic of Heavy Traffic Vehicles with NHA.

 

Travel Advisory – Update on KKH

KKH is open for traffic; however, some limitations apply.

Current Status is as under:-

Thakot to Kayal Bridge: Two ways open for all types of traffic.

KayalBridge: One way open for light & medium vehicles ( upto 6 Wheel trucks /Bowzersupto 10 Tons).

Zaid Khwar: One way open since 2350 hours last night for light & medium vehicles (upto 6 Wheel trucks /Bowzersupto 10 Tons).

UchaarNullah: Two way open for all types of traffic (through diversion)

SommerNullah Bridge: Two ways open for light traffic only (restoration of heavy traffic will be possible hopefully by 4 September).

Sazin to Khunjrab: Two ways open for all types of traffic.

Commuters and especially cargo drivers are advised to exercise extreme caution while crossing UchharNullah, Kayal Bridge and Zaid Khwar area. FWO teams are working round the clock for restoration of heavy traffic throughout the length of KKH.

For Information please contact the following number:

099 8405067