KKH Flooded away near Khunjerav pass
CORRESPONDENT | SOST TODAY
SOST GOJAL- A portion ofKarakorm Highway flooded at Wadkhun near Khunjerav pass, Pak China border. The traffic between China and Pakistan suspended.
According to our source, the water level in Khunjerav River increased rapidly due to heavy railfal and glacier outburst in on Sunday night, which cause cut away about one kilometers of KKH. Water level in river is constantly increasing, and it may take more than 15 day to be repaired.
The recent floods have damaged the KKH in sever more parts of Gilgit Baltistan. The commuters have been stuck in Sost, Gilgit and Rawalpindi.
Due to the recent monsoon ranfall, and glacier outburst the water level in rivers of Gilgit Baltistan has alarmingly increased. Several water channels, irrigated areas, residential areas and roads have been flooded.