Naran road reopened after snow removal.


MANSEHRA -- The National Highway Authority on Monday reopened the Naran-Babusar Top section of Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad Road to traffic after seven months closure.

The development comes following the removal of snow and cutting of mega glaciers. The Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad Road was blocked in Dec last year.

It was to be cleared to traffic by June but the snow removal was delayed due to the Covid-19 emergency.

The police department, which has established six check posts on the road between Mansehra and Naran, allows passenger coaches and vehicles to proceed to Gilgit-Baltistan after checking computerised national identity cards of travellers.

DPO Sadiq Baloch told reporters that visitors wrongly thought that the road reopening meant the resumption of tourist activities in the region.

He said the police had returned over 6,400 tourist vehicles...

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