Pakistan News/ Floods in DG Khan > According to the news about floods in Pakistan, emergency was declared and military help was sought to control the situation in DG Khan, E Pakistan News reported.
military sources told that , the district administration of DG Khan has handed over the security arrangements to the military, after it sought emergency relief.
Now the military will be responsible to mend the breach in Dera Ghazi Khan canal at RD 206 and RD 226. The military would also be on high alert for emergency relief work and rescue operations in different areas due to possible heavy downpour that can cause flooding.
Meanwhile, floodwater has also started entering Rajanpur and Tonsa Sharif, causing problems for residents.
In Dera Ghazi Khan, the Public Health Department’s office, Railway Road, Border Military Police Line, Indus Colony amongst other areas have been inundated by rain and flood water.
According to the Controller Rescue Team In-charge Muhammad Zubair, rescue teams are busy in shifting the affected people to safer places while Commissioner Dera Ghazi Khan has claimed that the level of water is decreasing while thousands of people have been relocated to safer areas.
The commissioner said that relief camps are working and affected people are being shifted to the camps set up in schools and colleges.
Almost 400 people are still suffering the ills of the flood, and they will be rescued soon, he added.