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The government has restored Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad (MNJ) Road connecting Islamabad with Gilgit-Baltistan, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said on Friday. The NDMA spokesperson informed that the MNJ Road was restored after the prompt response of the authorities concerned to rehabilitate the choked thoroughfare. The spokesman said that during the restoration of the MNJ Road, dead bodies of two missing persons which came under landslide were also recovered.
The spokesman while referring to the report sent by the deputy commissioner (DC) Mansehra on the situation stated that there was heavy rain and storm in the area of Barawai Naran on Thursday last as a result of thunderbolt which left MNJ Road blocked due to heavy land sliding.
On receiving information, the assistant commissioner Balakot was directed to immediately move to the spot along with local police, rescue team 1122, road clearance machinery of National Highways Authority, Kaghan Development Authority, revenue staff and others. All concerned rushed to the spot and started road clearance operation, it added.
"As a result of hectic efforts of district administration, the slide has been removed and traffic from both sides has started moving," the report said.
However, during the operation a Honda car was recovered in which 2 dead bodies of Shamim Akhtar wife of Saqlain Shah (aged about 35 years) and Abid Javed son of Mada Hussain (aged about 40-45 years), residents of Layya, Punjab, were found. "Both the dead bodies have been shifted to King Abdullah Teaching Hospital Mansehra wherefrom they would be dispatched to their native town," the report said.
The deputy commissioner and district police officer Mansehra along with commissioner Mansehra had reached the site of the incident to supervise the situation.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2015

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