Army troops assisting civil administration in rescue efforts after heavy rains in Balochistan coastal areas

Army troops are assisting civil administration in rescue and relief efforts after heavy winds, rains and thunderstorm hit coastal areas of Balochistan.

According to ISPR, heavy rain yesterday has caused urban flooding in low lying areas of Gawadar old town.

Teams are making efforts for dewatering of various areas and shifting people stranded in water through boats.

Rescue efforts along Coastal Highway, Pasni and Jiwani are also being conducted including traffic management at locations where infrastructure is damaged due to hill torrents.

Pakistan Coast Guards has successfully conducted rescue operations of stranded and capsized civil boats in collaboration with local fishermen.

Troops in Jiwani, Paishukan and small Jetties are assisting the locals in moving their boats to the safer locations.

Source: Radio Pakistan