Pakistan: Day 2 of voluntary spillway widening, section 144 imposed in Hunza

Gilgit, June 18: Early in the morning groups of people belonging to Shishkat, Ayeenabad and Gulmit reached barrier of the lake formed on Hunza River to resume widening of the spillway.

The police today did not allow the people from Aliabad to move towards the lake barrier, stopping them near Ganish bridge.

NDMA top officials visited the lake barrier and aerially inspected the laboring volunteers. According to unconfirmed reports a Lama chopper also landed near the lake barrier and the officials held discussions with the local people.

NDMA has reportedly assured the volunteers to set an expert panel for reassessment of the lake barrier to resume expansion of the spillway.  At assurance of the NDMA officials the volunteers have stopped the work and returned to their villages.

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Earlier Post by Paderborner ‘sj’

Pakistan: Locals start widening Hunza lake spillway – Dawn News

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