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Low lying electricity lines pose threat to lives in Kaniguram

Low lying electricity lines pose threat to lives in Kaniguram
February 08, 2017

KANIGURAM, 08 February: The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA’s) failure to repair the worn out and low-lying high-tension electric wires and dilapidated poles installed from Razmak and Kaniguram posing serious threat to residents’ lives.
Tribal elders demanded of the South Waziristan political administration to take action against those who are responsible for using substandard materials in the installation of the electricity poles. They accused WAPDA authorities of using substandard materials and said that the authority paid no heed to their complaints. They said that they complained to the WAPDA high-ups about the use of substandard materials in the installation of electricity poles but of no gain.
The tribal elders complained that the low lying and worn out wires are posing grave danger to the life and property in their areas. They asked the Corps Commander Peshawar, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and local political administration to take stern action against WAPDA construction department for their negligence in the installation of electricity poles.

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