| GEO Pakistan|
Pak army continues rescue operation in Daddu
| Updated at: 2227 PST, Tuesday, August 31, 2010|
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army is carrying out rescue operation at Sajawal, Shahdad Kot, Kashmor, Faqeer Goth, Thatta and evacuated 16 critically stranded people at Saidpur village near Daddu.
Army has rescued and shifted 300 people to Army Relief Camps in Sindh and also provided 26,000 cooked food packets, distributed 24 tons of dry rations and treated 1400 people during last 24 hours.
Pakistan Coast Guard is also augmenting rescue operations with Army and has employed 100 troops and 50 motorboats.
Army Engineers in cooperation with civil administration have plugged four breaches at Kot Addu, Daira Din Panah. Army has dispatched Four C-130 planes carrying 45 tons relief goods to Quetta.
So far, 29, C-130 sorties have transported 115 tons of rations, 48000 liters fuel at Gilgit and 16, C-130 sorties transported 40 tons of rations 46800 fuel to Sakardu.90 tons of relief goods have been handed over to civil administration at Chilas.
Army Relief Medical Camps have been established at Surmo near Ganche in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Army Medical Corps is taking active part in Operation Labbaik and providing life saving services, essential medicines, and precautionary measures on communicable diseases and environmental health to marooned people.
Army Medical Corps has established 7 Field Hospitals, 33 Medical Camps and 19 mobile Teams for flood affected people across the country. Army Medical Corps has also provided medicines worth Rs 70 million from its own resources and treated over 23,000 Patients.