November,18 Gilgit (Sost Today):After the Rawalpindi incident of 10th Muharam , tension rose across the country. In a high level session the Government of Gilgit Baltistan took decision to close KaraKourm Highway for traffic due tense situation. The security agencies have expressed concern that the Rawalpindi incident may affect the passengers traveling on Karakorm Highway, so the traffic should be suspended for few days.
According to the police source this decision has made for the security of passengers. After official notification the Dimar police took instant action and suspend the traffic on Karakorm Highway for unspecified period.
Hundreds of travelers stuck in Gilgit and Rawalpindi after the suspension of traffic on Karakorm Highway.