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  • Karakoram Freeway closed as a consequence of landslide, vacationers and passengers stranded.
  • Karakoram Freeway is closed at seven locations from Tata Pani to Lal Pari, says Chilas assistant commissioner.
  • Rain continues throughout Gilgit-Baltistan intermittently, damaging homes and crops and blocking communication roads.

CHILAS: Numerous vacationers and locals have been stranded following the closure of a portion of the Karakoram Freeway after a landslide in Chilas, Geo Information reported Thursday morning.

The Karakoram Freeway is closed at seven locations from Tata Pani to Lal Pari, together with Gandlo, Raikot and different locations, the Chilas assistant commissioner stated.

Heavy equipment has been put in on either side of the Karakoram, he stated, including that there are difficulties in rehabilitation work as a consequence of landslides.

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In the meantime, rain has continued within the metropolis intermittently for the final three days. Homes and crops have been broken and communication roads have been severely affected by the rains.

Khaner Valley misplaced floor reference to town and it couldn’t be restored even after 48 hours

Rains, landslides in Gilgit-Baltistan lower off floor connectivity in lots of areas

Rains have been persevering with in Ghizer district of Gilgit-Baltistan for the final three days as a consequence of which a number of floor connections have been lower off as a consequence of landslides at varied locations.

Tehsil Yaseen’s floor connection has been lower off since a day as a consequence of a landslide in Damilgan space of ​​Ghizer, whereas landslides additionally happened at Gopis Chartoi as a consequence of which the Gilgit-Chitral Street was closed for all types of site visitors.

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Then again, Ashkuman Valley’s essential highway remained closed Thursday for the fourth day right this moment as a consequence of river erosion.

The bottom connection of the higher villages of Amat has additionally been lower off for the previous 5 days. As well as, there are reviews of closure of communication roads in different areas as a consequence of landslides.

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