Pakistan Army troops busy in relief, rescue efforts in Dadu
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Pakistan Army troops are busy in relief and rescue efforts in various areas of Dadu distict to help people affected by recent hill torrent and breach of Flood Protection Bund of Nai Gaaj Dam.
According to Inter-Service Public Relation (ISPR), the Pak Army engineer boats are rescuing stranded people to safer places. Medical camp has been established and necessary medical care is being provided to the people.
The ISPR said that affected people have been given cooked food and clean drinking water.
It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan Army yesterday initiated rescue activities in Dadu after a breach in the Nai Gaj Dam badly affected 12 nearby villages.
The heavy rainfall in Dadu during ongoing monsoon spell has caused flooding in Nai Gaj and other drains on Saturday. According to reports, the water in Nai Gaj flowing at the level of 28 feet and more than 50 villages in its route have submerged.
The flooding in the Gaj river has disrupted land links of more than 200 villages from Dadu and Juhi towns. Hundreds of villagers have taken refuge at trees and roofs of houses to avoid harm.