Gojal: Lake drainage continues slowly

Gojal: Lake drainage continues slowly

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Shishkat, February 29: Release of stored water from the dammed Hunza River continued for the third day. The total drop in water level has been estimated at around 20 feet. Out of the 20 feet the net drop in water level is 9-10 feet, while the rest relates to the water stored as a result of the spillway blockade.

The water drop has exposed parts of the village of Shishkat and Gulmit. The photographs below will explain the situation as of February 29, 2012.

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