| GEO Pakistan|
| Nine Rajanpur areas flooded as 2 dykes breach|
| Updated at: 2311 PST, Tuesday, July 27, 2010|
RAJANPUR: Two protective embankments breached in Rajanpur, giving way to water that submerged 9 localities while water overflow from Chinab River washed away ready crops.
Efforts are underway to shift people to safer places, as large number stranded people across the affected area are awaiting help.
Two dykes, Dhandi and Qutub, developed leakages with water pressure resulting in the flooding of 9 localities in Rajanpur.
Many people with nothing to eat and drink continue to remain stranded for the past six days in Pano Chang area where four people including a woman are battling for their lives after being bit by snakes.
The flood victims demanded of the government to provide them with a boat to move out from the affected area and to get medical aid to the people bit by snakes.