Flash floods wreak havoc in Rajanpur, Rojhan, Taunsa

Flash floods unleashed by heavy rainfall inundated the settlements in the areas of Rajanpur, Rojhan and Taunsa on Friday.

The rural areas and settlements have been wrecked by the flood water, while the victims are moving to safe places on their own.

Furthermore, the crops on 27 thousand 860 acres of land have also been affected due to heavy rains. It has been recommended to declare flood affected areas of Rajanpur as calamity.

On the other hand, hundreds of houses have been destroyed and the bodies of seven more people have been recovered within 24 hours in Lasbela.

The National Highway has also been cut off from Uthal Khanta river and Landa River, while the relief operation of Pakistan Army is underway.

Punjab CM directs to provide immediate relief to flood-affectees

The Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi on Friday instructed to speed up relief activities for the people affected by flood in River Chenab.

Pervaiz Elahi while directing to accelerate relief activities in Rajanpur, Rojhan and Taunsa said that providing relief to the affected people should be done on priority.

“We will not leave victims alone in such difficult hours,” said the CM.

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