Murree’s administration has issued a high alert warning ahead of snowfall season.
Last year 22 tourists died of hypothermia after being stranded for hours in heavy overnight snow in a hill station 70 km from the federal capital.
Local media report that snow camps have been formed around the hill station, and preparations are being made to maintain traffic flow. Tourists flock to Murree every year to enjoy the snowfall.
Besides snow camps, additional personnel of law enforcement has been deployed in the mountain resort city to help tourists. Machinery for clearing snow will be in action in the coming season.
Earlier this year, more than a dozen of government officials were removed after an initial probe reveals that several snowplows parked closely which led to road blockages.
Staff members were also absent from duty amid a deadly blizzard warning.
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