Itika Srivastava
Itika Srivastava
Sunday 14 Jan 18 10:11:37 AM
Massive protest against load shedding in Muzaffarabad
 Massive protest against load shedding in Muzaffarabad

Pakistan: Traders in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), blocked the Neelum Valley road and burnt tyres to show their anger against load shedding and damage of transformers in the area on Sunday.

As per the information, the protest was called by the Anjuman Tajiran (trade union) in Muzaffarabad as local businessmen have been facing huge losses due to severe power cuts.

The protesters raised slogans against the Water and Power Development Authority and Prime Ministers of PoK and Pakistan.

The police tried to disperse the protesters forcibly, causing major tension in the area.

A protester said, "We have requested the concerned authority, but they are not listening.