Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has directed the Pakistan Army to launch a right away flood aid operation to assist civilians affected by the rains in Karachi and Sindh.
According to the tweet of DG ISPR, the Army Chief directed the Karachi Corps to assist the residents and stated that the youth ought to attain the affected areas in troublesome instances and supply all potential assist and care to the residents.
On the opposite hand, the ISPR, whereas releasing the small print of the state of affairs created by the rains in Karachi and Sindh and the aid operations, stated that together with Karachi, Kirthar additionally overflowed as a result of rains. The Northern Bypass has been affected as a result of overflow of Lath Dam and extreme flood has additionally occurred in Malir river. Seventy groups of Army and Rangers are engaged in aid work within the occasion of extreme flooding.
According to the Army Public Relations Department, DHA, Gizri, Kemari, North Karachi, Nazimabad, Saddar areas in Karachi are severely affected by the floods. Landhi, Airport, Faisal Base, University Road, Jinnah Terminal areas are additionally submerged in water. Areas of Saadi Town, Quaidabad, Yousuf Goth, PAF Masroor, Gulshan-e-Jauhar are additionally severely affected.
ISPR says Pakistan Army and Rangers troops are offering help to the victims. The folks of Quaidabad are being evacuated by Army Engineers' boats.
Army engineers instantly constructed a 200-meter-long, four-foot-high embankment to guard the M-Nine from flooding. Three groups of Army Engineers have been deployed to rescue the Ok Electric Grid Station from the Mehran Nalla flood relay. The Pakistan Army can be offering meals to the flood victims.