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Swarms of locusts continue to wreak havoc on crops across Pakistan

05 May, 2020 5:49 pm 5:49 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Swarms of locusts continued to wreak havoc on food crops across Pakistan, with the attacks gaining frequency in several districts of Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. According to the details garnered, locusts attacked crops in Multan, Muzzaffargarh, Vehari, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur in Punjab and Sanghar, Matiari, and Ghotki … Read More

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Punjab CM directs to utilize all resources to save crops from locusts

05 May, 2020 8:36 pm 8:36 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the concerned officials to utilize all available resources to save crops from locusts. In a statement, he also directed to pay special attention on the aerial spray and monitor it on daily basis. The chief minister said that coordinated campaign must be … Read More

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Locusts again attack Dadu, destroy crops & vegetables

05 May, 2020 4:06 pm 4:06 pm

DADU (92 News) – Locusts again attacked a huge area in Dadu during the last 24 hours. The locust attack destroyed crops and vegetables in Khudabad, Ameer Pir and Mondar. Framers said that vegetables, including lady’s finger, tomatoes and bitter gourd, were destroyed due to the attack in a huge area. They said that famine … Read More

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National Locust Control Center established to curb locusts

05 May, 2020 7:58 pm 7:58 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – National Locust Control Center (NLCC) has been established to tackle the locusts in Islamabad on Wednesday. Addressing a media briefing, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lt Gen Muhammad Afzal said NDMA has completed the survey of 125,000 hectare areas of Balochistan, 87,000 hectares area of Punjab, 65,000 of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa … Read More

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Sindh decides to protest with federation for not supporting against locusts

05 May, 2020 2:37 pm 2:37 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Sindh government has decided to register a protest with the federal government for decrying a lack of support from the Centre to tackle locusts attacks. Sindh Minister for Agriculture Ismail Rahoo said swarms of locusts have entered Sindh and Balochistan from the neighbouring countries of India and Iran. “Locusts will … Read More