Relief in full swing in rain-devastated areas

Karachi: Relief activities in the rain-hit areas have been in full swing and in order to provide emergency rescue services to stranded people the Al-Khidmat Foundation have already started a boat ambulance service.

Al-Khidmat Foundation secretary general Dr Mushtaq Mangat said besides medical assistance through the boat ambulance service, cooked food is also being provided to the affected areas which would continue till the normalization of situation.

He said Shangla, Chitral, Upper and Lower Dir, Swat, Malakand Agency, Kohistan, Mansehra, Charsadda, Mardan, Neelum Valley in Azad Kashmir and Diamer in Gilgit are hardly hit by unprecedented torrential rains. He said Al-Khidmat volunteers have already been in field to help in rescue and relief activities.

He said previous day Al-Khidmat volunteers rescued safety a man who was stranded in Panjgora River area at Zawar Baba More, Timergara.