Flash floods have killed 12 people and injured another 21 in various districts of Balochistan during the last three days.
According to the statistics shared by the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), rains and flash floods have claimed human lives in Dukki, Harnai, Sibi, Zhob, and other parts of Balochistan.
Rescue workers and district administrations have shifted the injured people to nearby basic health units for medical treatment. The Director of PDMA said that all departments were put on high alert to tackle any emergency situation.
During the last three days, all Eastern and Northern Balochistan districts have received heavy rainfall. Torrential rains have severely affected routine lives. The Balochistan government has directed the deputy commissioners of the affected districts to assess the damages to the farmers and submit a report in this regard.
“Torrential rains have also killed 366 livestock in Balochistan”, the DG PDMA said. He stated that flash floods have also destroyed standing crops of tomatoes, potatoes, and other vegetables in Barkhan, Harnai and other parts of Balochist
The Growers Action Committee (GAC) has demanded that the Balochistan government should compensate the farmers who have suffered financial losses because of heavy rainfall. “Provincial government should assess the damages and compensate the farmers”, Haji Abdul Rehman Bazai, the central leader of the GAC demanded.