Army assistance sought in DG Khan


The city administration has sought the assistance of army to cope with raging floods in the area.
According to the sources, the administration has sought emergency help from Army and has given them to authority to make protective arrangements for flood affectees.
The army has been handed over the task to fill the breach in DG Khan Canal from RD 206 to RD 226.
Meanwhile, the army has also been placed on red alert in view of possible floods in other areas of the country as well.
A state of emergency was declared by the district administration of Dera Ghazi Khan on Monday after flood water entered the city, affecting thousands of people.
According to Commissioner DG Khan, Tariq Mahmood, heavy rainfall caused canals and water channels to overflow.

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