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QUETTA: District officials in different areas of Balochistan during a week-long drive against illegal encroachment got 19 acres of government land vacated.

In Quetta, encroachments were removed from Kasi Road, Uzbak Bazaar, Kharotabad, Gahi Khan Chowk, Joint Road, Alamdar Road, Prince Road, Liaquat Bazaar and Brewery Road area.

“Only in Quetta 346,060 square feet of land was reclaimed,” officials said.

In Zhob, eight acres of government land has been vacated, while encroachments on four acres have been cleared in Sibi.

In Nasirabad, district administration vacated 200,000 square feet of land worth Rs187m.

Published in Dawn, April 20th, 2019