Pakistan

Post-quake relief measures: 27 landslides cleared on Karakoram Highway

PESHAWAR: Frontier Works Organization has cleared 27 out of 45 landslides triggered by earthquake at Karakoram Highway and it is continuing efforts to clear the remaining areas.

Director general FWO said he was personally monitoring the work at Karakoram Highway.

According to ISPR, two helicopters have been deployed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit Baltistan to oversee the rescue and relief activities in addition to ground teams.

Rescue teams are continuing their work in Gilgit Baltistan while the capacity of all CMHs across country have been enhanced for the treatment of the injured of the quake.

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