A view of the wooden bridge that needs immediate attention of authorities. - Photo by Sarfaraz Khan
A view of the wooden bridge that needs immediate attention of authorities. - Photo by Sarfaraz Khan
A view of the wooden bridge that needs immediate attention of authorities. – Photo by Sarfaraz Khan

BISHAM, August 18: Administration of Shangla district has closed the wooden Korhmang Bridge for transport due to its poor condition. 

TNN correspondent says local residents are facing a host of problems because closure of the bridge has gas cut off about 40 villages of Shahpur and Ranial Kormang areas from other parts of the district.
Local elders have demanded the government reconstruct the bridge as soon as possible to solve people’s problems.
“We have to commute between various areas for a number of reasons, the authorities need to renovate the bridge and resolve this issue forthwith,” said an area resident.