Tag Archives: Balochistan

PakArmy continues rescue and relief operations in flood hit areas

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Pakistan Army’s rescue and flood relief operation is continuing in the flood hit areas of the country. Over 15000 flood affected people have been evacuated in Layyah and surrounding areas. Food packages have been distributed and  3250  patients treated in Army Medical camp so far. In Sadiqabad and Rahimyar Khan over 52000 people and 101000 livestock have been evacuated to ...

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Rains and floods kill 36 in Pakistan

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Islamabad (AFP) – Torrential rains and floods in Pakistan have left 36 dead and affected more than 250,000 people, disaster management officials said Saturday, with swollen rivers and water channels damaging hundreds of villages. Severe weather has caused havoc in the north and south of the country, sweeping away dozens of roads and bridges in Chitral district in the northern ...

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Cyclone Komen drifting toward Indian state Gujarat

Cyclone Komen

Pakistan Meteorologist department ( PMD )  hasn’t issued any warning about the Cyclone Komen in the Arabian sea, however Indian Met department is monitoring closely and issuing warnings for Gujarat state. The low pressure area in the Arabian Sea has organised into a depression. At 0000 hours GMT it lay 275 kilometers WSW of Veraval, Gujarat. The southern quadrant of ...

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Ashobhaa predicted to make landfall on Oman coast

Ashobhaa

Heavy rains are expected to lash at the coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan while the tropical cyclone named Ashobhaa is 550 kilometres south of Karachi. Detailed predictions carried out by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies suggest that Cyclone Ashobhaa, presently around 550 kilometres south-southwest of Karachi will make landfall in Oman and not come ...

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20 people killed in Bus Attack

Bus Attack

At least 20 people were killed and several injured Friday night when unknown militants opened fire at kidnapped passengers in Mastung area of Balochistan. Earlier in the evening, suspected militants had abducted two passenger buses en route Karachi from Pishin. Officials said miscreants stopped two passengers coaches at Khad Kucha area of Mastung. He said the passengers were taken out ...

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