Shandur pass reopens

CHITRAL, May 3: The Shandur pass road has been reopened for light vehicular traffic which connects Chitral with Gilgit-Baltistan in the north. The road had been closed in December last year after heavy snowfall. chitralmapAssistant Commissioner Mastuj Minhasuddin supervised the snow clearance work and opened the road for light traffic. Heavy traffic will be started on the road by next week, he said while talking to this correspondent on phone. The official said thousands of Chitralis working in Gilgit-Baltistan would be able to come to their villages on the occasion of general elections to cast their votes on May 11. Besides, losts of trade is also carried out through teh Shandur pass road.–Zahiruddin  ]]>

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