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Flooding river washes away bridge

BOONI: The river here in flooding and has washed away a bridge between Meragram No 1 and Parwak villages.

Local people told ChitralToday that the  authorities concerned had been alerted about the danger to the bridge but to no avail. 

As a result, the rising level of water in the river washed away plunks of the bridge in the middle. 

Efforts by local volunteers failed to save the bridge from the gushing water. 

People of the two villages are now disconnected from each other, especially schoolchildren in Parwak side for whom it was the only bridge to reach their schools across the river and back home.

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