550 army engineers working for restoration of KKH


RAWALPINDI April 10 (APP): In line to repair and reconstruct Karakorum Highway (KKH) at four points about 550 army engineering troops have been making all out efforts to restore the communication links through the main artery in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
According to the Inter Services Public Relations here on Sunday, some 70 plants have been engaged for carrying out reconstruction of KKH at different locations including Khial, Dassu, Nomad and Attabad while the inclement weather conditions have been posing hurdles on earlier accomplishment of the repair tasks.
Meanwhile, 700 km roads have been restored including Gilgit-Skardu road. Main roads in Malakand and Chitral are opened for the vehicular traffic while work on Shangla, Buner and Bahrain, Kalam links is in progress.