Swat, Mansehra witness worst gridlocks

Dawn | Jul 26, 2021 at 9:01 AM
  • Thousands of tourists visited scenic areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during Eid holidays, making a beeline for Hazara and Malakand regions as mercury shot up in the plains of the country.
  • Over 250,000 tourists in about 100,000 vehicles entered Swat valley from different parts of the country to spend the vacations of Eidul Azha, leaving Mingora to Kalam road completely jammed.
  • A large number of tourists spent nights in the open along the Swat River as there was no room in the hotels.