The federal authorities has deployed personnel of the Pakistan Military and different civil-armed forces for rescue operations in Murree, with Prime Minister Imran Khan expressing “shock” over the incident.
“What occurred in Murree was unlucky. Could God forgive these whose treasured lives had been misplaced,” Afridi stated in a tweet, lamenting over the federal government’s “insufficient” preparations.
Nevertheless, he famous that regardless of the severity of the climate, individuals nonetheless visited the hill station, not taking warnings issued severely.
All of the routes in Murree had been blocked for site visitors after hundreds of automobiles entered town at a time when “unprecedented snowfall” passed off, in accordance with native administration.
Speaking to Geo.television, SHO Murree Police Station Raja Rasheed stated: “Over 4 to four-and-a-half toes of snowfall has been witnessed in Murree. There has by no means been this a lot snow on this space.”
He stated that the general public who died in Murree didn’t die as a result of chilly, they died as they left their heaters on within the automobile and went to sleep.
مری میں جو ہوا انتہائی افسوس ناک ہے قیمتی جانوں کا ضیاع؛ خدا مغفرت فرمائے؛ انتظامیہ کے ناکافی انتظامات؛ لوگوں کی آمد و رفت مانیٹر کرنے ضرورت تھی۔ دوسری طرف موسم کی شدت لیکن عوام کو رویہ تبدیل کرنے کی ضرورت ہے۔ الرٹ اور وارننگ کو سنجیدگی سے نہیں لیا جاتا۔ خدا سب پر رحم کرے!
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) January 8, 2022