As the tragedy hits Murree, the hotel owners announce free accommodations for tourists
The Nathia Gali Hotels Association announced that the stranded tourists could have free-of-cost accommodations after 21 people died as the vehicles were covered in snow and stuck in a traffic jam. ARY News reported that the hotel association announced accommodation for the tourists and will also provide meals and shelters to the tourists without charging any money.
At the same time, the Nathia Gali Hotel association announced that they would also be providing other basic necessities to the tourists. It is pertinent to mention that the information minister and Shafqat Mahmood also claimed that a huge influx of tourists in the Murree and Galyat areas were witnessed. The interior minister, Sheikh Rasheed, earlier on January 8, said, “Those traveling on foot are also not allowed to travel to Murree.”
On the other hand, the social media users commented, “Yesterday they were charging 60k per room..” Hamza commented, “Death’s k baad wh wahe rukyngy accommodatins k lye itni to ambulances b ajegi uthany kay liaye.”