COAS General Raheel Sharif orders to set up flood monitoring system at all corps headquarters

21 Jul, 2015 9:50 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has ordered to set up a flood monitoring system at all corps headquarters on Tuesday.

The COAS has directed to expedite relief activities in the flood-hit areas.

He said that the Pak Army will ensure relief activities in the affected areas at all costs.

He directed the field commanders to be alert in their respective areas.

According to ISPR spokesman, the Pak Army has distributed 16 tons of food items during relief activities in Chitral.

He said that seventy-three people trapped in the floods had been rescued.

“Army Aviation’s two MI helicopters are participating in the relief activities,” he said.

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The ISPR spokesman said that the FC had donated 100 tons of food items among affected areas of Chitral.

He said that the Army Medical Corps had been sent to Chitral and it would sent up medical camps in the affected areas.

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Meanwhile, the army teams are also busy in the rescue operation in Taunsa, Layyah, Sukkur and Chitral where the floods have caused devastation after the monsoon rains.




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