Snowstorm kills at least 16 tourists, with hundreds stranded, at Pakistani resort

少なくとも 16 people have been killed in a snowstorm in the northeastern Pakistan resort town of Murree.

The tourists, who were stuck in a traffic jam, suffered from afood crisisafter being stranded, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid said in a video statement Saturday.
Rashid added that the government had called army and civil armed forces for emergency rescue operations fornearly a thousandvehicles still stranded.
    Murree is a resort town northeast of the capital Islamabad.
      All roads to Murree will be closed for tourists and only open for people providing aid to those still stranded, the minister added.




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