CHITRAL – The Pakistan Army cleared the Lowari top from snow and opened it for traffic, here on Saturday.
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“Due to Army’s timely response last night road blockage caused due to snow was cleared and stranded passengers and vehicles passed through the Lowari tunnel,” the Inter-service Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
A large number of people were stuck at the Lowari Top in frosty weather (-20 C) when the area received a snow storm.
Long queues of vehicles lined up near the Lowari tunnel. Scores of commuters and locals were in severe danger due to non-availability of food amid blockage.