Landsliding suspends traffic at highway connecting KP, Balochistan

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The representation   shows a landslide astatine  N-50 National Highway successful  Balochistans Dhana Sar. — YouTube screengrab/Geo News The representation shows a landslide astatine N-50 National Highway successful Balochistan's Dhana Sar. — YouTube screengrab/Geo News 
  • No nonaccomplishment of beingness reported successful incident. 
  • Seven injured moved to adjacent hospital. 
  • First priority is to evacuate strandees: NHA's wide manager.

A landslide at N-50 National Highway suspended the postulation between Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) completely, however, nary nonaccomplishment of beingness was reported. 

The National Highway Authority (NHA) said that a ample portion of the KP and Balochistan borderline has caved successful owed to the landslide. 

According to Levies, 7 radical were injured in the incidental at Balochistan's Dhana Sar and person been moved to a adjacent hospital. Moreover, the incidental besides damaged 4 vehicles.

According to the NHA's General Manager Agha Inayatullah, the archetypal precedence is to evacuate those who are stranded at the tract portion a rescue cognition is underway to region the debris with assistance of dense machinery.

Speaking to Geo News, Inayatullah said that the commissioner and lawman commissioners of Zhob and Kila Saifullah person been requested to halt the traffic. Transporters are directed to usage N-70 Loralai DG Khan Highway to question to KP.

Inayatullah further said it whitethorn instrumentality 30 hours to reconstruct the road arsenic astir 200 vehicles are stuck. "A full upland fell connected the roadworthy and determination are ample rocks," helium added.

He besides said that much machinery is being brought from Quetta to Dhana Sar for the clearance of the road.

The rescue cognition astatine the tract is facing difficulties owed to continuous traffic, said the NHA, adding that they person sought assistance from the Zhob and Loralai's civilian medication to halt traffic.

Meanwhile, the rescue officials said that the stormy upwind is intensifying astatine the responsibility tract successful the Sulaiman Mountains.

They added that the KP administration's non-cooperation successful assisting the passengers is raising alarms. 

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