474 load carriers with essentials reach Valley

30 August 2008
The Daily Excelsior


Srinagar: During the past 24 hours upto 2 p.m. today, as many as 474 load carriers with essentials and fuel arrived in the Valley. Of these, 87 carried rice, 29 flour, 10 sheep, 6 fresh fruit, 7 chicken, 228 other commodities whileas 40 tankers with diesel, 19 with kerosene oil, 28 with petrol, 15 with LPG, 2 with milk, and 3 empty trucks also entered the Valley in the same period. Giving these details, a spokesman of the Divisional Administration said that as many as 384 trucks and tankers left the Valley towards various destinations outside the State during the same period. Of these, 154 trucks were laden with fruit, 9 with vegetables, 26 with other commodities and 195 empty tankers also returned after off loading fuel here.