Lawari top road re-opened for light traffic

Gul Hamad Farooqi

Chitral—The only land route connecting Chitral to other sorts of the country Lawari top which had been blocked after flash flood on July 17 was reopened for light traffic.
Hence the road is still very dangerous and passengers passing this zigzag road with great difficult. 8 vehicles of Korean construction company, generators and other machineries as well as a private Hino 300 Detro Truck bearing registration number FSD 460 was also totally damaged by flood.
Drivers Mehran and Kifayatullah told this scribe that they were on their way at Ziarat and were suddenly trip by flash flood surrounding from both sides.
Its parts are lying in different parts of Ziart to Ashriat. Haji Javed told this scribe that the truck was using on lease and was purchased through bank loans.
National Highway Authority opened the road for light traffic but a large number of trucks were seen standing on main road at Mirkhani check post waiting for opening the road for traffic completely.

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