New bridge opens in Takhar.
He added the German-funded project would facilitate 1,500 families of the area to cross the river. A dweller of the area, Hazrat Shah, said before they had to cross the river in small ships or with support of Cable Bridge.
Seven people, including women and children, had been drowned in the river since last year, the dweller added. He expressed his pleasure over the construction of the bridge, saying now they and their goods were safe from sinking.
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|Date:||Dec 13, 2009|
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