GHANCHE: By Nisar Ali:
Heavy snowfall broke the record of decade in Ghanche district of Baltistan Division, causing disruption of communication and affected the power supply. More than one feet of snow has been blanketed since mid night of Sunday at Ghanche and uprooted electric poles and several trees due to heavy snow falling.
“Over one feet of snow has been recorded in 12 hour and still it is receiving ” said Muhammad Amin a resident of Ghanche, adding that owing to heavy snow falling power supply and signal of several mobile network had been suspended. He further added that the heavy snowfalling uprooted two electric poles and several tress.
The link road between the Khaplu headquarter of District Ghanche and rest of the area has been blocked. It is worth to mention that Kashmir day has been marked at Ghanche during heavy snowfall. A rally was taken out from High School Khaplu and the participant chanted slogan against the Indian brutality in Kashmir. They demanded to th UN for the liberation of Kashmir. Ghanche is the easternmost district of Gilgit baltistan with its population of more than 1,50000 people.