KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari inaugurated the Manzil Pump flyover on National Highway in Karachi on Monday evening. Speaking on the occasion, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said the flyover had been constructed at a cost of around Rs515 million in a “record time” of three months. “This flyover will help in preventing traffic jams, particularly the flow of the heavy vehicles from the city’s industrial areas to the airport and then onto National Highway will be smooth and signal-free,” he added. Lowest provincial allocation for country’s financial hub Local Government Minister Jam Khan Shoro told Bilawal that construction of the flyover had started on March 8, 2017. The length of the bridge is 560 metres, including its 310-metre ramp. The width of the three-lane carriageway is 10.9 metres. The chief minister said the construction of the Drigh Road underpass and Submarine Chowrangi underpass was under way at a rapid pace. The Drigh Road underpass will be inaugurated by the end of this month,” he added. The chief minister also said Shahrah-e-Faisal had not only been reconstructed but also widened by altering the Baloch Colony flyover. “This has improved traffic flow on Shahrah-e-Faisal.” The post Bilawal inaugurates Manzil Pump flyover in Karachi appeared first on The Express Tribune. Click for detailed story
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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Three men were killed and two others injured in a clash at the meat market in Malir 15 on National Highway on Monday.
The deceased were indentified as Abdul Karim, 50, donkey-cart owner Noor Muhammad, 35, and an unidentified man, whom the police believe to be an extortionist.
Police appear to be in the dark as to what actually transpired in the meat market. “One account says armed extortionists demanded money from the shopkeepers and were fired on, leading to an exchange of fire,” said SHO Sabir Hussain Khaskheli of the Malir City police.
DSP Rao Muhammad Iqbal said the police were trying to ascertain if a third party was involved in the meat market incident.
Two hurt in bomb attack
Two men were injured when a hand grenade hurled inside a warehouse near Ghani Chowrangi in Site Industrial Area exploded, said SHO Sohail Ahmed of the Site B police.
WAH CANTT/TAXILA – In pursuance of the quest for sensitisation of traffic safety for the public belonging to all strata of the society, National Highway and Motorway Police launched a road safety awareness campaign for motorists travelling on GT roads at Taxila toll plaza on Wednesday. Deputy Inspector General, National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) N-5 north zone Muhammad Zubair … Click for detailed story
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