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Another dozens of villages swept away in floods

Latest Update: July 24, 2015 | 126 Views

GHOTKI: Several villages in KPK, southern Punjab and Sindh have been washed away by floods while at least 70 villages in Ghotki lost land connections to other parts.

Hundreds of localities have been engulfed by river floods in Rajanpur and Mianwali after levees were breached. Thousands of affected locals are shifting families to safer places using private boats.

In Layyah, as many as 150 schools have been destroyed by floods. At least two lac people in Layyah are affected as 382 villages and small towns have been washed away.

A levee in Muhammad Sharif Wali area in Mianwali was breached resultantly the dozens of villages were inundated.

However, the Pakistan Army and Rescue 1122 are continuing relief and rescue operations in different affected areas.

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