Snow cleared from roads in Tangmarg

Snow cleared from roads in Tangmarg

Baramulla: Most of the roads in Tangmarg division have been cleared of snow, officials of Roads and Buildings (R&B) said hereThursday.
Executive Engineer, R&B Tangmarg, Bashir Ahmad told media persons that they have cleared more than 95 percent roads of snow in their division and added that the remaining five percent would be cleared within two days.
Ahmad was responding to earlier complaints that many link roads in the area were yet to be cleared of snow.
He appealed people to contact him directly in case of any complaints or problems.
Officials in Uri and Rafiabad area of the district also claimed that they have cleared most of the roads in their jurisdiction. Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr Nasir Ahmad Naqash has asked officials of the district to be prepared for the fresh spell of rain and snow.
However, according to reports from Kupwara, the road to Karnah is yet to be cleared of snow resulting in hardships to residents.
At least two patients from Karnah died after they could not be moved to Kupwara hospital due to blocked roads.

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