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Rescue, relief activities continue in rain and snow-hit areas of Balochistan & Azad Kashmir
January 15, 2020

Rescue and relief activities continue in the rain and snow-hit areas of Balochistan and Azad Kashmir.

A spokesperson of NDMA Brigadier Waseem Uddin told a private channel that the authority is providing all necessary assistance to the victims of snow-rain in Balochistan and Neelum Valley of Azad Kashmir. The spokesperson said the affected families are being provided food, blankets and medicines.

Meanwhile, our Muzaffarabad correspondent reports that Pak Army in collaboration with civil administration is also engaged in rescue and relief operation in the glacier and land slide-affected areas of Neelum Valley. Search to recover 12 missing people at Surgan Valley is also underway. So far, 62 people have died while 60 injured have been admitted to different hospitals. Three helicopters have been engaged in relief activities.

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