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Disaster 80 county-hit’ for Pakistan: NFRCC

Eighty districts across the country were declared “disaster”.hit’ National Flood Response Coordination Center (NFRCC).

Data released by NFRCC on Sunday mentioned that these areas include 31 in Balochistan, six in Gilgit-Baltistan (Great Britain), 17 years old in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), three in Punjab and 23 in Sindh and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) remains UN-hit.

Moreover, he claimed that 33,046,329 people affected by flash floods in Pakistan. Of this affected population9 182 616 people in Balochistan, 51,500 people in GB, 4 350 490 in KP, 4 844 253 in Punjab, 14,563,770 people in Sindh and 53,700 in AZhK.

According to the center, there are 29 of them. teams conducting a survey of damage assessment in in flood-affected areas of Balochistan, including Quetta, Pashin and Chaman.

The death toll exceeded 1200 people

The NFRCC statement said that from June 14 to today (Sunday) 1290 people died, including 570 men259 women and 453 children.

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in last 24 hours one, 26 people killed and 11 injured across the country in flash floods.

Roads, railroads destroyed

Since June, floods have disrupted roads and rail networks. over country.

Landslide on the M-8 highway in Balochistan in plot 24 km. of Hills of Vangu.

H-50 opened in CP for traffic except for broken section of Sagu bridge, restoration work for which the currently en route, and the N-95 is blocked between Bahrain and Laikot.

In Sindh, the N-55 road from the Meher Johi Canal to Khairpur Nathan Shah is closed due to flooding. in water.

In addition, the rail networks affected by the floods include a route from Quetta to Taftan. in Balochistan, Balochistan-Sind line from Quetta to Sibbi to Habibkot, Punjab-Sind line from Hyderabad to Rohri to Multan and Kotri to Lakhi Shah to Dadu route. in Sind.

Karakorum opened for traffic

Karakorum Highway (KKH) opened for light traffic after recovery of in last part of the road to Zaid Hara, which has now been cleared.

According to the NFRCC, this will take time. for road to be able to carry heavy traffic. However, light traffic vehicles were allowed on Babusar route for Transportation of fuel and essential goods in GB.

Frontier Works Organization (FWO) evaluates recovery of two-way traffic of Heavy traffic vehicles together with National Highway Administration (NHA).

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Although KX is open for traffic, restrictions are introduced:

  • The route from Thakot to Kayal Bridge is open in both directions. for all types of traffic
  • Kayala bridge is open one-way for light and middle vehicles
  • Zaid Khar is open one-way for light and middle vehicles
  • Uchar Nullah is open in both directions for all types of traffic (by bypass).
  • The Sommer Nulla bridge is open in both directions. for light traffic
  • The route from Sazin to Khunjrab is open in both directions. for all types of traffic

Passengers and cargo drivers recommended drive with exercise extreme caution when crossing the Uchar Nulla, Kayal Bridge and Zaid Khwar areas.

FVO teams work round watch” for restoration of intensive movement along the entire length of KKH, NFRCC said.

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Derrick Santistevan
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