Chitral-Mastuj road reopened

BOONI, Aug 15: The army repaired the Chitral-Mastuj road near Kuragh and opened it for light traffic on Saturday.
kuragh3The road was damaged on July 17, cutting off the whole upper Chitral with the rest of the district. The people of upper Chitral faced immense hardship while reaching their destinations.
The passengers, including women and children, were forced to take a long detour over a mountain to reach either side of the damaged road in the south of Kuragh. The sorties operated by the army and FOCUS helicopters could not meet the rush of passengers during the period.—SN Peerzada & Munir Hussyn

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