Flood Update

Rawalpindi, April 04, 2016 (PPI-OT):Due to recent rainfalls and flash floods, Communication infrastructure was severely damaged and most of roads in KP and Gilgit-Baltistan were blocked as a result of landslides along KKH and other areas. Army engineer efforts comprising heavy machinery including engineer plants, dosers, loaders and excavators were employed for opening up of communication infrastructure. Road Chitral- boni- Mastuj, Road Murree-Muzaffarabad, Road Malamjabba – Alpuri, Road Chitral – Garamchasma and parts of KKH opened for traffic. Despite continues rains Opening of complete KKH, Road Chitral – Bomboreet, Road Bahrein – Kalam, in progress.

For more information, contact:
Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR)
Hilal Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9271605
Fax: +92-51-9271601
Email: ispr@ispr.gov.pk
Website: www.ispr.gov.pk