long queues of vehicles witnessed, traffic remained jam packed in city

RAWALPINDI:RAWALPINDI: Long queues of vehicles were witnessed and traffic remained jam packed on various important roads of the city.

The motorists was going through a mental agony when traffic remained blocked almost all road of the city including Murree road, Liaquat Road, College Road, Raja Bazaar, Marrir Hassan, Tench Bhatta, Mall road and other link roads.

According to spokesman of traffic police , Wajid Satti said that Youme Ashura was observed last week, the people remained at home and today the people came out for shopping at the week end, this was the main reason of the rush on roads, he added.

He said that Chief Traffic Officer CTO Yousaf Ali Shahid also visited and directed the traffic wardens to maintain traffic flow.

One of the motorists talking to reporter, said that encroachment is the main hurdle in smooth flow of traffic, no action is being taken against the encroachments.