Several houses, government buildings and road under water
by Ali Sarwar and Abbas Wafa
Gilgit, July 29: Due to heavy rains level of water in the Hanisara River has increased drastically, flooding over flowing the banks and damaging tens of houses in Basin and other low laying areas of Gilgit city. No casualty has been reported, however.
Crop fields, roads and government building have also come under water due to the worst flooding in Hanisara since 2005.
The heavy downpour still continues in Gilgit city and surrounding areas.
Tens of families have left their houses and moved to safer locations due to the recent floods.