Sopore residents protest against PHE department

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Peerzada Tahir

Sopore, Oct 5: Residents of Wadoora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday protested against water shortage in the area.
Reports said scores of protestors blocked Kupwara-Sopore National Highway at Wadoora and shouted slogans against PHE department for failing to provide them regular water supply since past one week.
Raising slogans residents said that despite repeated approach to the concerned department nothing happened on ground which added to our sufferings.
Meanwhile, officials in PHE division Sopore when contacted said that due to dry spell parts of Sopore faced tough time, but our team is working hard round the clock to provide water supply to those affected areas, adding that department also started water Tanker supply to those affected areas.