The world’s number one tech company Google has commemorated the 73rd Independence Day of Pakistan by changing its doodle. As per the details, the tech giant has changed its doodle with an iconic landmark, Khojak Tunnel, located in Qilla Abdullah district of Balochistan.
The artwork fortified eastern entrance of the Khojak Tunnel of Pakistan which is also known as Shela Bagh Tunnel, which is one of the longest and oldest underpasses of the country.
The construction process of the underpass was started in 1888 to extend the area’s railway through Khojak pass to Toba Kakar mountain range, the area which impossible to cross by train at that time.
The construction of the Khojak Tunnel was an unprecedented undertaking in the South Asian subcontinent. According to the details, more than 19 million bricks were required to construct this tunnel, most of which were kilned at the construction site, and the builders of Khojak Tunnel have burned over 6,000 candles to perform their duties in the dark space.