Armed forces continue relief efforts in flood-hit

Armed forces continue relief efforts in flood-hit


ISLAMABAD:
Efforts by the armed forces to assist flood-affected areas across Pakistan continued on Sunday, the Interagency Public Relations (ISPR) agency said.

In a press release, the military’s media wing said, “Soldiers are busy in rescue and relief efforts in addition to providing medical care and opening facilities. communications infrastructure.”

He also informed that all rivers across Pakistan are flowing normally except the Indus which is at low flood level at Attock, Tarbela, Chashma and Guddu.

Weak flooding was also felt at Warsak, while the Kabul River experienced moderate flooding at Nowshehra.

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In Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), Mardan has recorded a maximum rainfall of 133 mm due to relentless efforts to dry many other places. within the district is currently underway.

On the other hand, Mohmand has recorded 85mm of rain resulting in some flash floods being reported in localities in the district.

In southern Punjab, hill eddies are still flowing normally except in Mithawan, Kaha and Sanghar which have relatively increased discharges.

ISPR said local commanders have visited Rajanpur and Dera Ghazi Khan, where relief items have been distributed to those affected by the floods along with medical camps being set up in two areas. district.

In Gilgit-Baltistan, two mudslides have been reported near Sikandarabad but the road has been opened by the FWO to one-way traffic.

Suffering in Baluchistan

As the fresh monsoon swept through the country, the death toll rose to 127 across Balochistan on Saturday night as rescuers found seven more corpses in Noshki, Lasbela districts , Chaghi and Zhob.

However, ISPR reported on Sunday that in Jhal Magsi, all connections with Gandhawa district have been restored. “Relief operations are ongoing with 115 patients being treated at a military medical camp,” the statement said.

In Khuzdar, the army is working to reconnect the M-8 highway and 145 affected people have been treated at a medical camp set up by CMH Khuzdar and Frontier Corps in Hafizabad.

In Naseerabad, rations and cooked meals were distributed to flood victims, while the Gandakha field medical camp treated various patients.

Read more: Normal water flow in rivers: PDMA

In Noshki, more than 100 people received cooked meals and the N-40 road collapsed in three different places was repaired and traffic come back

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