Gilgit - Baltistan

Flood blocks KKH near Khyber, Gojal

Khyber: The damaged road can be seen in this photograph taken during the night time

Asghar Rumi

Khyber, June 22: The Karakuram Highway was blocked near Kyber Village of Gojal, upper Hunza, because of a flooding on June 21. The  flooding has damaged the road disrupting all sorts of traffic. The Chinese Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) had started working near the flood site to clear the road for traffic yesterday. However, their efforts were thwarted by another flooding incident at the same site today.

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  1. According to the meteorological department of Pakistan, coming months of July and August will be crucial,temperature will be raise and glaciers will be melt,so there will be glacier out burst and floods in most part of GB.

  2. I know nothing about the politics that have been lately going on at your site, nor about the people who have taken over. It is none of my business.
    More and more news about Islamabad, which one can get from other sources, less and less news about the Hunza-Gilgit area, which are not available elsewhere.
    For months now, we have got absolutely no news through your site about the landslide which occurred over two years ago nor about the situation after the latest efforts to lower the lake. How come?

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