India's Zoji La Highway Among World's Most Dangerous Roads

Karakoram Highway, Pakistan:
Death rating: 7.5/10

The Karakoram Highway (also known informally as the KKH) is said to be the highest paved international road in the world, but at its peak, at the China-Pakistan border, it is only paved on the Chinese side.

The road is in dreadful condition and requires strong nerves to negotiate it. China took 27 years to build this so called 'Friendship Highway' though the Karakoram mountain range to link Pakistan with China.

Any barriers along the edge afford little more than token protection; large stretches should be taken at a snail's pace and a lookout kept for vehicles coming from the opposite direction.

The Highway of Death, Iraq:
Death rating: 8/10

Officially known as Highway 80, The Highway of Death, is an apocalyptic-looking six-lane stretch of road that runs from Kuwait City to Basra and remains in history as one of the most infamous locations of the Gulf War.

There are some 2,700 vehicles—tanks, trucks and buses-littered across both sides of the road all of which were bombed by U.S. aircraft during Operation Desert Storm.

Though the exact death toll of incident remains controversial to this day, few actually venture in the area, since IEDs (improvised explosive devices) is stick around virtually everywhere.
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