DIR UPPER: Fed up with incessant power outages and low voltage, Residents of Dir Upper stages a protest and blocked Dir-Chitral Highway for traffic here on Monday.

The protesters chanted slogans against the Water and Power Development Authority and demanded of the government to reduce duration and supply full voltage.

They said that they were faced with immense problems due to power outages and threatened to surround Chukyatan grid station if power outages duration was not reduced. They later opened the road after assured by the district administration that they would talk to Wapda authorities.

Courtesy: TNN