[News] Chinese Engineers are in Hunza to open the blockage of the Hunza River and KKH
January 25, 2010 2 Comments
Hunza (Bashir): A team of 14 experts of Engineers from China arrived to Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan in order to open the blockage of Hunza River and KKH. Because of Attabad Land sliding of January 4, the flow of Hunza river blocked and it has formed lake extending to the villages of Ayeenabad and Shishkat.
Until now tens of houses in thousands kanals of agricultural land and trees have been submerged into the Lake of Hunza River and hundreds of individual displaced. It is fear that if the Hunza river remained block it would further damage homes, and property of of the people in Ayeenabad, Shiskat and Gulmit, so it was forcefully demanded by the people of Hunza to open the blockage of the river immediately. Now the Chinese engineers are in Hunza and it is hoped that the blockage of the river will start soon.
7 member of the team would work on blockage of the river and the other 7 engineers along with the engineers who are currently working on the repair and maintenance of KKH will work on opening the KKH.