Army evacuates over 10,000 flood victims in 24 hours

KARACHI: In continuation of his visit to flood-affected areas in southern Sindh to oversee the life-saving operations being undertaken by the Pakistan Army, Corps Commander Lieutenant General Muhammad Zahir Ul Islam spent another day in flood-affected areas of Thar and Sanghar on Wednesday. He instructed the officers and men to be in the forefront and pro-actively help the flood victims in order to achieve utmost satisfaction in this noble national duty, said a press release issued by the ISPR.The corps commander appreciated the efforts and services of the rank and file rendered in affected areas. He also inspected the entire affected area from Hyderabad to Tando Allah Yar, Mirpurkhas, Digri, Sindhri and Sanghar by road. General Officer Commanding Major General Anwar Ali Hyder briefed the corps commander about the deployment and the efforts of troops. He mentioned that within the last 24 hours more than 10,000 people had been evacuated and 20 tons of rations distributed. – Dailynews