Ghizer village turned into lake after glacier melts in Gilgit-Baltistan

19 Jul, 2018 10:30 am

GHIZER (92 News) – An lake was created in the valley of Ghizer district of Gilgit-Baltistan after a small glacier melted into Barsuwat Nullah on Thursday.

As per details, Immit River was blocked near Bad Swat area due to the melted glacier and a village in the area was turned into a lake.

More than 25 houses sourronded by the water and many vehicles flowed in the water. Hundreds of kanals of cultivated land were submerged and crops damaged.


It was reported that the people are being shifted in the safe places. As landslides in the area continue, the land routes connecting to upper parts of Immit have been blocked. The Ghizher valley is situated near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area.




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