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PM visits flood-hit areas in Rahim Yar Khan

Latest Update: July 24, 2015 | 618 Views

RAHIM YAR KHAN: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is in Rahim Yar Khan visited a flood relief camp in Chachran in Rahimyar Khan district.

DCO Rahimyar Khan gave briefing to the Prime Minister about flood situation and damaged caused by the flood. Chief Secretary Punjab and Commissioner Rahimyar Khan were also present.

The Prime Minister was told that 56,000 people have been affected by the flood in four Tehsils of District Rahim Yar Khan. The most affected Tehsil of the district is Liaqatpur.

Standing crops of over 41,391 acres have been affected.

The affected crops included sugarcane, moong and cotton.

It was told that 34,715 people were shifted to safer places.

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