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Rains wreaks havoc across Jammu, one die, bridge collapses, houses damaged

Incessant rains on Wednesday wreaked havoc in parts of Jammu region where in a bridge collapsed here at city outskirts and mud houses were partially damaged in Poonch and Rajouri districts.
Number of vehicles damaged and houses partially due to continuous rains in Jammu and other parts of the region.
In Jammu, rain water entered many houses and shops in Canal Road, Krishna Nagar, Bhagwati Nagar, Talab Tillo and other low lying areas. People rued and criticized the Jammu Municipal Corporation for not taking measures in advance in view of the monsoon season.

At several places, the people were seen cursing the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) authorities, UEED and the Jammu Development Authority (JDA) for their failure to check encroachment on nallahs and remove the same at crucial points.
Meanwhile, Heavy rains also created chaos at Bishnah area where water logging witnessed at Municipal Committee Bishnah, Police Station Bishnah and PHE department. Raining waters also entered into the house of people, resulting people facing hardship.

While talking to JK Media, Chairman Municipal Committee Bishnah, Rajan Sharma told, “ due to poor drainage system the people of Bishnah has faced problem and Municipal Committee would take action in this regard as soon as earliest.

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