Army assisting rescue operations in flood-hit areas: ISPR


Pakistan Army troops are assisting civil administration of flood-hit areas with rescue operations, Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) said Tuesday.
“Pakistan Army emergency response teams are consistently busy in dewatering and supplying basic food necessities and medical care to affected population,” the statement from ISPR said.
“Various standby and response teams are stationed at various locations in Sindh and Balochistan for relief activities and to counter any emergency situation due flooding,” it added.
Pakistan Army troops and mobile medical teams provided relief goods and free medicines to hundreds of locals in Jamshoro, Gharo, Keamari and Nipa Chowrangi. Medical teams also provided medical aid to over 1,500 people in Quetta, Turbat and Lasbela, the statement concluded.
Dewatering teams are carrying out flood relief operations in Jamshoro district, Gharo grid station, Karachi South including Sharea Faisal and Nipa Chowrangi, Lasbela, Turbat and Quetta.
Pakistan Army teams established relief camps including medical facilities and distributed necessary food and ration among the local residents, the ISPR said.