Pattan residents protest against PHE dept

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BARAMULLA: Residents of Matipora Pattan on Tuesday protested and blocked Srinagar- Muzaffarbad highway at Jeel Bridge Singpora Pattan against the shortage of drinking water.
Protesters raised slogans against PHE department Pattan and said that the area is without drinking water from past several days.
The protestors also said that the area was provided water through PHE containers in past month, but from last two weeks that was also stopped.
Demanding drinking water facility to the area, the protestors blocked highway for about one hour.
Meanwhile on the assurance of Tehsildar Singpora Dr Iqbal, SDPO Pattan Majid Iqbal protesters end their protest peacefully.