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Low lying electric wires poses risk to life, property in Sopore

Sopore, Feb 18: The low lying electric wires in Chakrodi Khan area of Sopore has been posing risk to the life and property, while the concerned department is making no efforts to set it right.
Residents of Chakrodi Khan Sopore said that their life is under constant threat due to the presence of overhead high tension wires that are lying low and touching the roof tops of their residential houses
“The electric wires are hanging barely four to five feet above the ground and can easily be touched by the children playing or any pedestrian walking on the stretch,” they said.
Though the low height electric panels are common across the town the risk of mishaps are even more in Chakrodi Khan Area. They said despite complaining to the PDD officials, no action has been taken by the authorities.
The residents said that they repeatedly complained to the PDD officials, but the problem hasn’t been solved as yet.
Meanwhile they appealed to the higher authorities to look into the matter.
However authorities at PDD department told The Kashmir Monitor that they will look into this matter.