Army-PAF continue relief operations for the rain affectees

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Army troops and PAF are working day and night to provide relief to flood affectees in Naseerabad, Jacobabad, Sukkur and Rajanpur.
According to ISPR over 100 helicopter sorties have been flown so far to rescue 3400 persons to safer places in Naseerabad. Alongwith helicopters 34 boats have also been employed to augment the rescue operation.
More than 12000 patients have been treated in the Army Field Hospital established in the flood affected areas. In addition 35 tons of ration have also been distributed among affected people of the Naseerabad division.
Pakistan Air Force also continued relief operations in the rain affected areas of Jacobabad, Sukkur and Rajanpur. Another PAF C-130 aircraft carrying ration, medicines and Raft Boats reached PAF Base Shahbaz. On the instructions of Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff, PAF Helicopters are being used for Aerial drop of dry ration and Raft Boats for distribution of relief goods. Approximately seventy thousand kilograms (70,000 Kgs) of ration containing essential food items and clean drinking water has been distributed in these areas.
Field and Mobile Hospitals have also been established at Jacobabad, Sukkur and Rajanpur, where PAF doctors and para-medical staff are providing free medical treatment & medicines to the calamity stricken people of these areas. More than 1000 rain affectees have been provided with necessary medical treatment.
On the instructions of Chief of the Air Staff, PAF is airlifting relief goods donated by charity / welfare organizations to the rain affected areas on voluntary basis.



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