Electric wires on poles, trees posing threat to public

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Mendhar: Local residents of Dana Shastar area of Pathana Teer village today expressed serious concern over hanging of electricity wires with wooden poles and trees in the areas and said that concerned Power Development Department (PDD) is least concerned over safety concerns of people of Mendhar Sub division of district Poonch.

Locals have expressed serious concern over the safety of the people and has accused PDD Mendhar Sub Division of putting the lives of residents in danger by not aligning the electricity transmission lines on the electric poles.

“The department has failed to install the electric poles and the transmission lines can be seen hanging from the wooden poles,” the residents said, adding the transmission lines were lying very low to the ground thus posing a severe danger to the lives of people of the area,” they said.

We appeal the Governor to intervene and issue orders to PDD to install new poles lying at PDD stations in the area, so that the people may feel safe and secure, said a local resident.

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