ISLAMABAD: Chairman PTI and former Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab to help the affected people in view of the devastation caused by monsoon rains across the country.
In his message on the social networking website Twitter, former Prime Minister Imran Khan said that he has directed the Punjab government to immediately provide relief to the flood-affected people in the damaged areas of South Punjab and the affected areas of Mianwali district.
I have called on govt of Punjab to immediately provide flood assistance to ppl in the devasted areas of South Punjab & in the affected areas of Mianwali distt. I have also asked the KP govt to immed provide flood relief to the ppl in affected areas of Balochistan.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) July 28, 2022
The death toll from flash floods in Balochistan reaches 105 on Wednesday as heavy monsoon rains lashed Quetta and other areas of Balochistan province.
“At least 105 people died, 61 injured whereas over 1000 have been displaced due to torrential rains and flash floods,” Balochistan govt spokesperson Farah Azeem Shah said. Addressing a press conference she said due to recent floods in the province over 5000 livestock and houses were completely damaged, whereas partially loss occurred to over 7000 houses.
Out of total 220 disconnected roads, around 185 have been restored while work on restoration of 34 was in progress.