Pak Army rescued 60,000 flood victims

LAHORE (INP): The Pakistan Army has rescued 60,000 flood affectees in Punjab so far with the help of its helicopters and boats.

This was stated by the Director, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Brigadier Anwaar Ahmad, while giving briefing to media in Lahore on Thursday.

He said seven Army helicopters rescued 2,500 people stranded in the flood water while the remaining were rescued with the help of its 450 life-saving boats. During this rescue operation, a Naib Subedar and a Sepoy (soldier) sacrificed their lives.

About the medical relief, he informed that 45,000 flood affectees have been treated at army’s 28 medical camps.

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