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Anti-locust operation continuing in districts affected by crop munching pests
June 02, 2020

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Anti-locust operation is continuing in districts affected by the crop munching pests. 

A spokesperson of National Disaster Management Authority said a total of 1122 teams took part in the anti-locust operation over the last twenty-four hours during which pesticides were sprayed on area of 5300 hectares.

The spokesperson said an area of 3800 hectares was sprayed in Balochistan, 100 hectares in Punjab, 800 hectares in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 600 hectares in Sindh over the last twenty four hours.

Overall five hundred, two thousand and two hundred hectares of area has so far been sprayed with anti-locust pesticides.