Current AffairsWeather Murree declared calamity hit following death of 19 Tourists by News Line January 8, 2022 written by News Line January 8, 2022 9 views 9 Murree declared calamity hit following death of 19 Tourists Murree was declared as the calamity-hit area on Saturday after 19 tourists died of cold with thousands of cars stuck in the hill station. Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said in a video statement after his arrival in Murree that all roads leading to Murree were completely closed till Sunday evening, only vehicles carrying food and blankets were allowed to leave. Five platoons of the army have been called up in Murree. Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that the administration has been trying to evacuate the people trapped in Murree overnight, but more than a thousand vehicles are still stuck in Murree. He said that due to snowfall, a huge crisis has arisen. Despite efforts, the roads could not be opened. Apart from the army, FC and Rangers personnel have also been called in and people are being shifted to safer places. He appealed to the people of Murree to help the tourists, provide them with food and blankets. Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid said that he was monitoring the situation. 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail News Line Blogger and Content writer previous post Crowds of tourists after snowfall in Murree, entry of vehicles closed next post Decision to ban the use of plastic sachets Related Posts Hurricane Lee restrengthens, bringing dangerous surf conditions to U.S. East... September 11, 2023 Hurricane Franklin intensified in the Atlantic Ocean August 29, 2023 Tornado touches Chicago near O’Hare Airport amid severe weather warnings... July 13, 2023 Wildfire in the Canadian province of Alberta, emergency imposed May 7, 2023 Millions of people lost electricity, kill 6 people from a... February 2, 2023 Russia Ukraine War can be abolished by negotiations, Saudi Foreign... January 20, 2023 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.