PESHAWAR: round 70 stranded human beings had been rescued from flood-hit Golain valley of Chitral district in a chopper.

Golain, a slender valley nestled among mountains round 25 kilometers north of Chitral town, became hit by a glacial lake outburst flood on Sunday night time.

The Glof washed away roads and bridges disconnecting the region’s link with different components of the district.


The Provincial disaster control Authority said two helicopters had been getting used for alleviation and rescue operations within the valley.

It stated 22 patients have been shifted to Chitral metropolis in helicopter on Tuesday, whilst a ton of relief gadgets were disbursed to citizens via the district administration.

In a announcement issued here, the PDMA director trendy said extra portions of medicine, edibles and different necessary items were dispatched to the flood-hit Chitral location.

He said a music had been installed for the residents, at the same time as the roads’ rehabilitation become under manner.

The PDMA has written to the conversation and works department for presenting steel bridges to deal with Golain state of affairs and such occasions in destiny.

It additionally called for a right away survey to assess the need for such bridges.

A spokesman for Rescue 1122 stated the rescuers controlled to reach the flood-hit area after a hectic journey of seven hours.

He stated the rescuers controlled to pass the river the use of stairs as at the least five bridges leading to the valley had been washed away by way of floods.

The spokesman stated the rescuers additionally helped evacuate stranded human beings from the valley.

posted in , July 10th, 2019