Karachi gridlock persists, these are the areas to avoid
Photo courtesy: Danish Hafeez The gridlock in Karachi persisted for several hours as residents suffered from traffic congestion in various parts of the city. Residents were stuck at Shaheen Complex, Arts Council, Zainab market and the Governor House due to traffic congestion. Hundreds of cars were also stuck in a traffic jam at the roads leading to the Karachi Press Club and the II Chundrigar Road. [caption id="attachment_1421287" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo courtesy: Danish Hafeez[/caption] DIG Traffic Imran Yaqoob spoke to SAMAA Digital and said that Rangers had set up security checkpoints which had caused the traffic jam.
Rangers ki snap checking ki waja say PIDC sa Shaheen complex road band, jo traffic Sultanabad aur Zaiudin road sa a rahi ti us ko Club chowk baj rahe hain.aur jo Traffic Shaheen Complex sa PIDC jari..— KarachiTrafficPolice (@K_TrafficPolice) May 14, 2018
"Security checkpoints had been set up at various points in the city--at PIDC and Shaheen Complex," he said. "This caused the traffic congestion." He said that Rangers had dismantled the checkpoints and the traffic jams would end in an hour or 15 mins. [caption id="attachment_1420957" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo courtesy: Danish Hafeez[/caption] The traffic situation refused to improve in the evening as well. Hundreds of cars were queued at the above mentioned areas.
Office closing time ki waja say District,South,City, West,East, central, our korangi main traffic slow chal rahi hai ahtiyat se drive kren traffic staff mojood hai.— KarachiTrafficPolice (@K_TrafficPolice) May 14, 2018