After heavy rains, KKH and Gilgit – Skardu roads are blocked due to 175 slides at various places since 3 Apr.
Overall, 600 Army Troops and 96 engineering plants pieces are employed for restoration of infrastructure.
At KKH 108 Slides have been cleared and 473 Kms stretch of road has been restored. While at Gilgit – Skardu road 22 slides have been cleared and 125 km of road restored.
Army troops also provided relief items at Chilas, Barseen and Patan through helicopters. Relief items included tents, ration packs,medicines and blankets. 33 x Ton of wheat was also despatched to Gilgit from Rawalpindi on 8 Apr 16.