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PDMA orders Chitral administration to utilize Rs 15 mln funds

PDMA funds Chitral

PESHAWAR July 04 (DNA): The Provincial Disasters Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakthunkhwa here Monday directed the district administration to utilize the relief funds of Rs 15 million for quick and speedy assistance of flood victims of Urson valley. As per the latest report of PDMA here, the district administration of Chitral has been directed to utilize relief available funds in the wake of flash flood emergency situation taken place on June 2 last in Urson valley for the purchase of food items from utility stores after fulfilling all codel formalities.Read More

ISPR says rescue operation in underway in Chitral

Chitral rain victims rescued by army

RAWALPINDI, July 03 (DNA): The army troops are engaged in relief and rescue operation in Chitral following the flash flood, said a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) on Sunday. According to the statement, as many as five houses of village Ursoon completely washed away and army troops are busy since last night in rescue and relief operation in the village. It may be noted that as many as thirty-one people have died while several others went missing due to heavy rain and flash flood in Drosh areaRead More

Rain kills four in Karachi

KARACHI: At least four people were killed in rain related incidents in the city. Meanwhile five people including women were killed in Tharparkar when a lightning bolt struck them. The first series of monsoon rains in Karachi started on Tuesday afternoon, with many areas receiving light and heavy rain cooling down a recent spell of hot and humid weather in the city. Heavy rainfall was witnessed in SITE area, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Malir, Nazimabad, North Nazimabad, Liaqatabad, Baldia, Maripur, Super Highway and several areas, while some other areas saw slight drizzle.Read More