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Upper Dir road cleared for traffic

National

July 8, 2020

DIR: Debris was removed from the Dir-Kumrat road to ensure smooth flow of traffic.The road was closed to traffic at various places owing to land-sliding caused by torrential rains. The tourists visiting Kumrat were stranded due to the closure of the road. The authorities in Sheringal cleared the road partially to traffic to facilitate tourists and local population. However, the vehicles and tourists still faced difficulties.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Highways Authority using heavy machinery removed the debris from the road at various places from Sheringal to Patrak. Additional Assistant Commissioner, Sheringal, Muhammad Saqib Khan was also present. Saqib Khan said the road was badly damaged.