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Army helicopters made 140 sorties. in flood-hit areas

PESHAWAR/KARACHI/RAWALPINDI: Army helicopters flew 140 sorties in flood affected areas of country and evacuated more than 550 stranded people safer locations.

According to the press release published by ISPR here on On Wednesday, army helicopters delivered 29 tons of rations/aid items6140 rations and 325 tents were distributed flood affects in another flood affected areas of country during past 24 hours.

According to the report, army doctors provided medical assistance to 5,213 patients. in various medical camps set up through flood-hit area. Likewise 224 reliefs items collection points functional in Formation zone of A responsibility for collection and distribution of relief stores.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) bases were heavily involved in the fighting. in rescue work is underway in in flood-affected areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Sindh, Balochistan and South Punjab along with rescue and rehabilitation operations in Naltar valley.

PAF Air Mobility Command flew 89 helicopter and C-130 sorties. in in which humanitarian cargoes were delivered flood affected areas inaccessible by land routes, EMS news release here received on Wednesday said.

As a humanitarian gesture PAF Emergency Response teams distributed 795 tents, 42,491 prepared meals, 146,726 food rations basic food items82 806 water bottles for needy families.

On the other hand, the Pakistan Navy has additional extended this is flood relief activities in DI. Khan and surroundings of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa beyond current operations in rural areas of Sind.

Pakistan Navy personnel including diving teams rescued stranded families in flooded areas operating boats in difficult conditions at night and over long distances.

Pakistan Navy also operating helicopters for impetuous access to deep areas and immediate response to life-threatening situations. thousands of survivors of small villages in Mirpur Khas, Kambar Shahdadkot and Dadu have been evacuated by the Pakistan Navy so far.

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