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Army trying to restore communication links in flood hit areas: ISPR

Latest Update: April 5, 2016 | 471 Views
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RAWALPINDI: Two battalions of Corps of Engineers of Pakistan army pull over its sleeves and working round the clock to restore communication links in flood hit areas of the country, Pak army media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

According to the statement, 600 troops and 60 engineering plants of the Pak army are busy in restoring communication links in parts of Gilgit Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hit by severe flood which badly devastated road links and other communication infrastructure.

The statement further stated that the 20 slides and 160 km roads in Gilgit Baltistan have been cleared by the Corps of Engineers.

22 engineering plants are working around the clock in restoring communication links in different parts of KPK including Chitral, Mingora, Alpuri, Malam Jabba and Shangla.