Wed. Nov 25th, 2020

[Pictorial] River water enters into Musa Abad Colony, Gilgit

Locals crossing a flooded patch of land to reach their home in Musa Abad Colony in Jagir Baseen area of Gilgit. Photo: Farman Karim

PT Report

Gilgit: Musa Abad Colony settlement in the Jagir Baseen area of Gilgit has been flooded by water from the Ghizar River. The flow of water in the river has increased manifolds due to increase in temperature and the resultant melting of snow in the Ghizar District.

The local people have appealed to the authorities to take notice of the situation and resolve their issues.

Water from the Ghizar River has entered a settlement called Musa Abad Colony in Jagir Baseen area of Gilgit
Water from the Ghizar River has entered a settlement called Musa Abad Colony in Jagir Baseen area of Gilgit
Locals crossing a flooded patch of land to reach their home in Musa Abad Colony in Jagir Baseen area of Gilgit. Photo: Farman Karim
Locals crossing a flooded patch of land to reach their home in Musa Abad Colony in Jagir Baseen area of Gilgit. Photo: Farman Karim
A protection wall constructed in the settlement created on the river bed has failed to save the Musa Abad Colony from being flooded. Photo: Farman Karim
A protection wall constructed in the settlement created on the river bed has failed to save the Musa Abad Colony from being flooded. Photo: Farman Karim
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