Army continues flood relief operations across Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army troops are busy in rescue and relief operations in flood hit areas of Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab.

According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), rescue and relief efforts are underway in Hyderabad, Sanghar, Badin, Thatta, Jamshoro, Noshero Feroz and various other districts of Sindh. Special Army helicopters were flown from Karachi to affected areas of interior Sindh to speed up rescue and relief efforts. Ration is being distributed in affected areas and medical aid is also being provided to the affected people.

In Punjab, Pakistan Army Helicopters have assisted civil administration in distribution of the relief goods for flood hit people in far flung and inaccessible areas of DG Khan district. Pak Army Aviation Helicopters have flown four sorties for relief operations in most affected areas of DG Khan which included Mubarki, Fazla Katch, Basti Buzdar.

Tents and ration were transported for flood victims. Army and FC Balochistan are assisting civil administration in Quetta, Pishin, Qila Saif Ullah, Ziarat, Zhob, Loralai and Noshki. Relief camps have been established in Naseerabad, Duki and Lasbela areas. Army and FC medical camps are also established in affected areas. FC Khyber Pakhtunkhwa troops are assisting civil administration in flood relief operations in Chitral and other flood hit areas.