Balochistan CM takes aerial view flood devastations

LASBELA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo on Thursday took an aerial view of district Lasbela to inspect the flooding situation caused by the recent downpours.

According to a statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Secretariat, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo took an aerial view of district Lasbela in Balochistan province to inspect the flooding situation caused by the recent downpours in district during his visit to Lasbela.

During his stay, the Chief Minister will also chair a high-level meeting wherein briefing with regard to recent flood situation and ongoing rescue and relief operation will also be given to him. He will also interact with media. The roads between many tehsils and cities including Othal, Windar, and Bela were completely cut off due to heavy rains in Balochistan, while nine bridges were washed away in flood relays since last four days.

There was no mobile signal, and no electricity adding problems for the residents of the areas on Thursday. A large number of people were stuck due to water downpours. Provincial authorities have launched an airlift operation to evacuate more than 200 people stuck in floodwaters in Lasbela.

The land route between Karachi and Quetta has also not been restored in Hab even after four days. Quetta-Karachi road has been disconnected for over four days now and bridges have also been disconnected at Wadh Bela, Othal, Wnadar, and Gaddani areas putting passengers and commuters a great difficulty.