Army, FC establish assistance centres in GB, Balochistan for public stranded on roads | Pakistan Today

Army, FC establish assistance centres in GB, Balochistan for public stranded on roads

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army and Frontier Corps (FC) have set up Assistance Camp and Crisis Management Centres in order to provide assistance to stranded motorists and passengers on roads of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and Balochistan, following heavy snowfall and rainfall in respective areas.
According to the Inter Services Public Relations ISPR on Sunday, heavy snowfall has blocked roads in Chitral and Balochistan where Army and FC troops have been employed to clear
roads of snow and subsequently restore vehicular traffic.
Lowari Tunnel in Chitral and roads from Quetta to Karachi (NHW 25), Quetta to Sukkur (NHW 65) and Taftan to Quetta (NHW 40) were opened on late Saturday for vehicles to ply smoothly.
FC Balochistan has established Crisis Management Centres at Quetta, Sibi, Ziarat, Pishin, Loralai, Kallat, and Khuzdar while Army Assistance Camp has been established at Panakot, Malakand
Division for public assistance in coordination with the local administrations.
Meanwhile, the civil administration has issued advisory to the general public to avoid unnecessary travelling on roads in Balochistan and GB as inclement weather may cause hurdles.

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