Snow clearance teams reach Pir Gi Gali on Mughal Road

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 4/5/2021 12:10:20 AM

JAMMU, Apr 3: The snow clearance operations on Mughal road continues with full strength as the men and machinery deployed for the clearance have reached the Pir Ki Gali that is the end point of the road in Poonch district.
However, it is pertinent to mention that the road was closed in the month of October last year due to heavy snowfall after which snow clearance operation was launched by Mechanical Engineering Department in during the previous month keeping in view the arrival of Spring season.
While talking to Current News Service (CNS) assistant engineer MED, Tariq Mahmood said that the men and machinery have reached Pir Ki Gali mountainous pass on Friday late evening.
He added that single lane of road has been cleared from Bufliyaz to Pir Ki Gali which is the jurisdiction of Poonch district while men and machinery from Shopian side have also reached near Pir Ki Gali.
He said that now clearance of some narrow turns is going on.
“Till the end of this month, road will be passable for commuters as well as vehicles laden with essential commodities.



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