Semalka crossing bridges are out of service due to the heavy rains

The two bridges at Semalka border crossing have been out of service due to heavy rain since yesterday.

The regions of al-Jazeera region have witnessed heavy rain since yesterday, which led to an increase in the water level in the Tigris River, which caused the departure and return bridges at the Semalka crossing, thus, they were completely out of service.

The director of relations at the Semalka border crossing, Baz Ahmed, said in a statement to our agency: "The heavy rains led to the rise of the water level of the Tigris River, causing the two bridges to be drifted and becoming out of service."

Ahmed confirmed that the maintenance workers were unable to maintain the two bridges so far due to the heavy rains.


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