Hanging bridge set on fire in Chilas

By: News Desk      Published: 11:57 AM, 8 Apr, 2021
Chilas bridge
File photo.

A hanging bridge connecting Chilas with Pine was destroyed as it was set on fire on Thursday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

According to Rescue 1122 Diamir, the wooden bridge was almost reduced to ashes as unknown people set it on fire in the middle of the night.

The 1122 officials said they immediately rushed the fire-fighting vehicles to the site after receiving a call at 3 am. The fire-fighters took an hour to bring the fire under control.

Gas Bala and Gas Pine were cut off from Chillas city after the bridge was destroyed.

Earlier, another bridge in Khunair Village was set on fire by unidentified miscreants.

Locals said police had not yet been able to figure out who did this.

Reporter Umar Farooq