Pak army rescues 8,946 people from flood-hit areas

Karachi: Pakistani army has reportedly rescued 8,946 people from the country’s flood-hit areas.

A statement released by ISPR said that medical check-up and free drugs were provided to 1,706 flood-affected people at medical camps and 334 ration packets and 50 tents were distributed, reported the Dawn.

The army relocated 5,724 people to safety through boats at Layyah and set up free medical camps at Bhakri Ahmad Wala bund, Karorewara Sehra and Lohaanch areas.

A total of 522 people were rescued in Muzaffargarh district and free medical camps were set up in Muzaffargarh, Kot Addu and Ali Pur.

Another 200 people were rescued at Jhakar Imam Shah bund in D.G. Khan and 2,500 people at Rajanpur.

Medical treatment was provided to 256 patients at medical camp Kot Mithan and 184 ration packets and 50 tents were distributed among the people affected by flood. (ANI)