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Relief activities initiated in flood hit areas: General Raheel Sharif

RAWALPINDI –  Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif showed issued directions to field commanders to help the control the situation of flood hit areas.

According to Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR), General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday directs for provision of relief in emerging flood situation. Raheel Sharif said that relief activities were started in flood hit areas.

General Raheel issued directions for corps commander to remain in contact with the authorities. COAS also directed the field commander to vist the flood hit areas.

Chitral valley is disconnected fro other parts of country as 33 bridges destroyed as flash flood ravaged Chitral for sixth consecutive day on Tuesday.

Main bridge linking Chitral to Matuj-sub division also washed away due to the flood. Emergency imposed in Chitral after flood. Roads that links Chitral to at least ten union councils also damaged.

130 villages of Punjab also affected by the flood. Rescue operation was started in Chitral and in different villages of Punjab.

According to details, three women were killed in Chitral valley but Provincial Disaster Management Authority claimed that only two person killed in deadly flood.