| GEO Pakistan|
Bobak flooded, as Indus Link Canal bund under pressure
| Updated at: 1214 PST, Sunday, September 19, 2010|
BHAN SAEEDABAD: The water from Manchhar Lake is entering River Indus but in nominal amount, as water sustained pressure at Indus Link Canal bund, Geo News reported Sunday.
According to Irrigation Department, Larkana Sehwan Bund was breached on three cuts of 100 feet each near Karampur.
Despite 13 cuts with 100-foot width in Larkana Sehwan Bund, water from Manchhar Lake is entering River Indus however, in decreased quantity.
The water pressure began to mount on Zero Point Bund of Indus Link Canal with sustained water pressure at Bhan Saeedabad’s defence line Indus Link.
Tehsil Sehwan’s Bobak, Arazi and Bukhtiarpur are water-locked and their ground links are cut off for three days now.
The water entered the streets of Bobak, as the rescue operation of Pakistan Army and Pak Navy continues in Sehwan. At least 1500 affectees have been relocated from various areas to camps of Pak Army established in Sehwan.
The floodwater receded a little in Khairpur Nathan Shah and people have started to return home in Mehar and Khairpur.