File Photo: Dead bodies shifted into the hospital in Zhob through this ambulance: Photo provided by the author

Syed Muhammad Qaseem :

QUETTA: The rescue workers on Tuesday found 15 more dead bodies in Balochistan in flood-related incidents. These dead bodies were found in different parts of Balochistan. The death toll rose to 164 in Quetta and other parts of the Province. “54 children and 43 women are also among the dead”, Naseer Ahmad Nasar, the Director General Provincial Development and Managment Authority said.

The dead bodies were found in Zhob, Jalmagsi, and Lasbela. Dead bodies were shifted to hospitals and then handed over to heirs of the victims.

PDMA, Pak Army and FC rescued thousands of stranded people

PDMA, Pak Army and Frontier Corps also rescued thousands of stranded people in Lasbela and Jhal Magsi districts of Balochistan. All the stranded people have been shifted to safer places in both districts. On Tuesday, flood affected people in Khainsoob area of district Killa Saifullah were provided food and clean drinking water.

“We ensured provision of food to the flood affected people”, Naseer Ahmed Nasar, the Director General Provincial Disaster Managmenet Authority (PDMA) said. PDMA has provided food and other necessary items after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was angered over the non availability of food and drinking water in Khainsoob camp of Killa Saifullah district.

DC Killa Saifullah suspended

He asked the Chief Minister Mir Quddus Bizenjo to take action against the officials involved in this negligence. The Chief Minister Mir Quddus Bizenjo was quick in suspending the deputy commissioner Killa Saifullah Hafiz Muhammad Qasim Kakar after the directives of the premier.

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