Flood hit Bunner Nallah In Diamer District of Gilgit Baltistan
Gilgit, July 20 (Sost Today): A flash flood has hit Bunner Nallah on July 17, resulting in heavy discharge of mud and water. The water level in Bunner Nallah kept on increasing. On July 19 another flash flood hit the area create more damages.
Bunner Dass is a village about 20 Km upstream from main Chilas town with population of around three thousands. The irrigation system, Bunner 700 KW power house, thousands of kanels of standing crops, fruit trees has been badly washed out. Flood has completely the sole water channel of Bunner, rendering the whole population without drinking water.
The area is completely disconnected from rest of the region. Roads and bridges have been washed out by the flood.
DC Diamer has said that if timely restoration of road is not done, there is danger of food crisis in the valley. There is alternate road to Bunner valley but it was not completed by Work Department Gilgit Baltistan. The pedestrian need to be restored on instant basis, He further said.