Heavy Snow Kills 22 Tourists In Pakistan
Heavy Snow Kills 22 Tourists In Pakistan
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Heavy snow has killed at least 22 tourists in Pakistan overnight in their vehicles in frigid temperatures in Murree in Northern Pakistan, officials said on Saturday. Heavy snow kills 22 tourists in Pakistan.
Thousands of people had flocked to the area to enjoy the heavy snow, which began on Tuesday.
Rescuers reported 10 men, 10 children, and two women had died after becoming stranded in heavy snow and temperatures fell to 17 degrees Fahrenheit overnight.
Around 1,000 vehicles were still stranded Saturday, and the government has declared Murree a calamity hit the area and sealed off roads leading into the town, Pakistan’s Interior Minister disclosed.

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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