Power outages create water shortage in FR Kohat

KOHAT: The prolonged electricity loadshedding has created acute water shortage in the Frontier Region of Kohat.

The affected areas are Zarghunkhel, Tor Chappar, Akhorwal, Sheraki, Bostikhel and Jawaki.

The elders and tribal maliks said that they were experiencing acute shortage of drinking water and could not hire two heavy generators simultaneously for coal mining and domestic use.

They aired their grievances at an open kutcheri held in Bosti Khel by assistant political agent Ziaur Rehman Kahttak on Saturday, which was also attended by heads of line departments.

Published in Dawn, 22nd April, 2018